Dr. Rosemary Kumwenda is originally from Zambia. She is Regional Team Leader, HIV, Health and Development Coordinator, UN iIATT on Sustainable Procurement in the Health Sector, based in Instanbul Regional Hub for Europe and Central Asia.
She has over 15 years of work experience in UNDP at country and regional levels working on Health and HIV. She spent eleven years as Assistant Resident Representative Poverty, HIV&AIDS Advisor in Zambia. Also served in UNDP Malawi Country Office as HIV and AIDS policy Advisor to the Government of Malawi. She led the UN Joint teams on focus areas related to UNDP’s comparative advantage including HIV and the Law, Key populations, HIV and Gender mainstreaming in development plans and strategies. In 2014 she joined the HHD team at the UNDP RSCA as Senior Policy Advisor for Sustainable Responses HIV, Health and Development.
She has a Master’s degree in Public Health from the London school of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LHTM). She is also a Medical Doctor trained at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Cluj-Napoca in Romania. Was a medical practitioner for 10 years in both clinical care and rose to the rank of City of Lusaka Director of Health before joining UNDP. Speaks Nyanja, Chewa, Tumbuka, English, Romanian and French.
Dr Rosemary Kumwenda acts as an individial and does not represent UNDP in her role of the Member of the Advisory Board.
Following his career at the World Bank and the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub), and after more than 40 years as an international infrastructure specialist, Mark Moseley is currently leading Moseley Infrastructure Advisory Services (MMM Infra), a global consulting firm for infrastructure projects and enabling environments.
Pursuant to a secondment arrangement between the World Bank and the GI Hub, Mark joined the GI Hub in 2015, subsequent to the decision of the G20 Leaders to establish the organisation. Later, in 2017, Mark became the GI Hub’s Chief Operating Officer.
During his time with the GI Hub, Mark initially led the work on its ‘Leading Practices’ mandate, under which the GI Hub developed tools and guidance materials for governments in both developed and emerging markets, including the PPP Risk Allocation tool. Thereafter, as COO, Mark oversaw the development of the GI Hub’s PPP Contract Management tool and the Guidance Note on Governmental Processes Facilitating Infrastructure Project Preparation, along with updates to the GI Hub’s Global Infrastructure Project Pipeline, the InfraCompass report and the Global Infrastructure Outlook report.
At the World Bank, Mark held the position of Lead Lawyer in the PPP Group, where his work was focused on the legal, regulatory, and contractual arrangements for public-private partnership transactions. He was also the Task Team Leader for the World Bank’s Public- Private Partnerships Legal Resource Center (PPPLRC) Website, and for the Recommended PPP Contractual Provisions initiative. In addition, he coordinated the World Bank Group’s interactions with the G20 in regard to infrastructure.
Prior to joining the World Bank in 2005, Mark was Practice Group Manager of the Energy, Projects and Construction Group of CMS Cameron McKenna, a major international law firm headquartered in London.
Mark is also an occasional lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School course on Infrastructure in a Market Economy.
Mrs. Audrey Mwala is a Fellow Charted Management Accountant (CIMA) UK, a Certified Public Private Partnership Specialist (IP3) USA, a Certified Project Finance Specialist (IP3) USA, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration.
She is currently leading the Malawi PPP Commission and has lead a 5 years Utility Reform World Bank project, chairs the Board of ASB and other board Committees.
She is a PPP specialist, and a business due diligence, financial modeler, financial management and project management specialist with vast experienced in Project Finance, Project Management, Project Risk Analysis, Privatization and Public Private Partnership (PPP) Structuring.
She has taken leading roles for feasibility studies for feasibility study business case assessment for projects in Office building, Students hostels, Port Cargo clearing Centre, Game Reserves, Petroleum storage facilities, toll roads feasibility, including project management, contract management, and contract negotiations. She has championed private sector investment in banks, railways, marine, real estate and in ICT. She has extensive experience, developing financial models, carrying out risk, economic, market analysis and financial analysis for PPP projects.
She is a personal finance expert and has used mass media to give personal finance tips and lectures through mobile telephone messages, TV programme, Radio. In addition Mrs. Mwala is also authoring a book entitled “Personal Finance – How to create wealth & successfully manage Personal Finances”
She an experienced public speaker has delivered training workshops on wealth creation, project due diligence, Project finance, Financial Modelling, Project Life Cycle, Risk Management, PPP Legal Frameworks, project case studies Public Private Partnerships and Personal finance in Dubai, South Africa, Tanzania and Malawi.
She has extensive practical hands-on experience in Corporate Governance, serving as non-executive director in a wide spectrum of corporate boards over a period of 10 years.
She is a founder of a consulting and training firm called Sycamore Consult Limited and a founder of a micro finance Company, Sycamore Credit Limited.
DR. TARIQ LINJAWI, M.D.
After obtaining FRCP “c” in the year of 1989 from the University British Columbia, Canada in the field of Diagnostic Radiology and a fellowship in interventional radiology, Dr. Linjawi joined King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Riyadh. For eleven years, Dr. Linjawi led the field of interventional radiology and grew in different administrative responsibilities. In the year of 2000, he was selected to start the new facility in Jeddah city.
Within couple of years, Dr. Linjawi took the lead position of transforming the Hospital in different phases of its growth from its start as a government hospital with almost zero capacity through public private partnership, then being totally dependent on its private revenue and lastly to its current status of governmental tertiary care referral hospital. During this growth period, the Hospital had grown to its current imminent status as the main tertiary referral hospital in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia outside the capital Riyadh. Currently employed with more than three thousand staff and a budget of over one billion Saudi riyal. The Hospital had shown significant upgrades during this period with major renovation in the facility and acquisition of several state-of-the-art equipment.
In addition to his role in running the Hospital in Jeddah, in the year of 2011, the need of hospital expansion or new site became obvious to the hospital board. The start of exploring the hospital expansion with the government requires the knowledge of Dr. Linjawi and his participation in several governmental committees including the Ministry of Finance, Governmental Property section, and Ministry of Municipality to identify a new location for the Hospital through numerous meetings and communications. The current location of two million square meter and the new design of the facility had all been developed through participation and leadership of Dr. Linjawi. The current construction on the new site is budgeted for over five billion Saudi riyal for the construction. It is currently at 50% completion.
He has directed KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.)-Jeddah Branch to become an internationally competitive and recognized health care provider that meets the quality standards for patient care, organization management, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice as set by the Joint Commission International and the ANCC Magnet Program. Responsible for the provision of medical services, as well as manpower planning, financial, administrative and operational affairs of KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.)-Jeddah Branch along with overseeing the quality and function of medical education and research activities.
Dr. Linjawi was a governing board member for King Faisal Specialist Hospital for two consecutive terms. He remains a current Board member of the western cluster in the Ministry of Health and Chairman of its Audit Committee.