Senior Vice President René Berger
René Berger is a global health, supply chain, and HIV/AIDS expert with more than 25 years of international development experience across sub-Saharan Africa. He currently serves as senior vice president at Chemonics and the IDIQ director for the USAID Global Health and Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project and IDIQ director for the Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC) – Technical Assistance (TA) Multiple Award contract. Previously, he served as a director on the Human Resources for Health in 2030 (HRH2030) program. Mr. Berger has also managed the USAID HIV/AIDS offices and teams in Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, including assisting in the design of USAID’s largest local contract globally – the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) supply chain contract. Mr. Berger has designed and overseen integrated services across USAID’s health, population, and nutrition portfolios and has managed PEPFAR-funded activities and led the design and submission of annual country operational plans to achieve control the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Mr. Berger holds a bachelor’s in biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a master’s in public health from Johns Hopkins University.
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3 Questions with René Berger: Optimizing the Role of Community-Based Workers in HIV Service Delivery
René Berger is a director in the Global Health Division of Chemonics. He has more than 17 years of experience working with USAID and implementing partners as an HIV/AIDS expert. Mr. Berger has been involved with the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) since its inception and brings a strong understanding of the…