International Steering Committee (ISC)

Sigrun Møgedal – Chair

Sigrun Møgedal is a former Norwegian Ambassador for Aids and Global Health Initiatives. After retirement she has been associated with the Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services as a Special Advisor. She attended medical school in Oslo and spent 12 years in primary health care and health service management in Nepal. Her broad areas of engagement have been in the HIV/AIDS response, human resources for health… read more

Craig McClure – Vice-chair

Craig McClure is the former Global AIDS Coordinator for UNICEF (2011-2016) and Executive Director of the International AIDS Society (2004-2009), the world’s leading independent association of HIV professionals.  He has also worked at the World Health Organization leading the global HIV treatment programme and played a central role in the development of WHO’s “3 by 5” strategy – the global initiative to expand access to antiretroviral treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS in resource-limited settings… read more

Anne Skjelmerud – ISC member

Anne Skjelmerud is a social scientist who has worked with HIV related issues for more than 20 years, the last seven as a senior adviser on HIV in the Norwegian Development Agency, Norad. She has previously worked as an adviser and consultant, and has a particular interest in communities and civil society, participatory methodologies, key populations, gender issues and the role of faith based… read more

Erika Arthun – ISC member

Erika Arthun is a Senior Program Officer on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Policy & Advocacy team. In this role, she leads the strategy and grantmaking portfolio to increase political commitment to and funding for infectious disease programs and R&D particularly HIV and tuberculosis. Prior to joining the foundation, Erika was at williamsworks, a strategic advocacy consulting firm… read more

Will Niblett – ISC member

Will Niblett is the Team Leader of the AIDS & Reproductive Health Team at the UK Department for International Development (DFID). He leads the team responsible for policy on sexual, reproductive maternal, newborn and child health, as well as HIV and population issues. Will previously led the Water & Sanitation Team and the Department’s policy work on HIV and AIDS… read more 

Sandy Thurman – ISC member

Sandra L. Thurman, M.A. is a renowned global advocate for key and vulnerable populations. For over 30 years, she has collaborated with a wide range of partners to advance development and management of HIV/AIDS programs and policies at the local, national, and global levels. While she is known most for her focus on HIV prevention, care and treatment, and policy, Ms. Thurman has made important contributions to polio eradication, women’s health, children’s health, and cancer prevention….read more

Midnight Poonkasetwattana – ISC CS member

Midnight Poonkasetwattana, based in Bangkok, has been the Executive Director of APCOM since May 2011. Besides his work in APCOM and being a civil society ISC member of the RCNF, Midnight is a member of various advisory committees, including the global IDAHOT committee and the Freedom House’s “Dignity for All”. Before joining APCOM, Midnight worked for Purple Sky Network where he engaged with MSM and transgender communities in the Greater Mekong areas. He previously supported the… read more

Marvelous Muchenje – ISC CS member

Marvelous Muchenje has spent the last seventeen years passionately involved in the HIV/AIDS movement. She is currently a Community Health Coordinator at Women’s Health in Women’s Hands CHC. A human rights activist engaged in supporting reforms and interventions that promote and protect human rights of all people, especially HIV positive women and children. She believes in human potential and that if HIV positive people are given the right nurturing and support they not only become good at what they are hired to do, but they can even achieve greatness, resulting in meaningful involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS. Diagnosed with HIV in 1995, she continues to participate passionately in various initiatives in the HIV… read more 

Paul-Gilbert Colletaz – ISC CS member

Paul-Gilbert Colletaz lives in Edinburgh and has been working as Programme Manager for the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) since May 2015. Paul-Gilbert has experience working with key population networks at international, regional and national levels. He particularly appreciates working with them to introduce systems strengthening their transparency and accountability to their members as well as improving systems to collect data and information from local and national level to be used in regional and global advocacy. … read more

Anandi Yuvaraj – ISC CS member

Anandi YUVARAJ is an AIDS activist and HIV and SRHR consultant based in India. Anandi worked as a consultant with UNAIDS, India office, supporting a multi-country project on Gender based Violence and HIV being implemented by research partners and CBOs and South to South Initiative.

She is a member of International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW Global). Anandi spearheaded the Asia Pacific Regional Chapter of ICW as Regional Coordinator from 2008-2012. During this period, she led community based research using PLHIV Stigma Index tool to measure the level of stigma experienced by PLHIV in Tamil Nadu and Northeast states with UNAIDS support…. read more

Kwaku Adomako – ISC Observer ABDGN

Kwaku Adomako is a first generation Canadian with both his parents from Ghana, West Africa. His work in the HIV/AIDS sector for the past 10 years reflects a passion for community mobilization, high-level policy impact, and fostering meaningful dialogues and action on the racialized aspects of HIV/AIDS. He completed a Masters of Science degree specializing in Gerontology at the University of Guelph, … read more

Laurel Sprague – ISC Observer UNAIDS

Dr. Laurel Sprague is an HIV and human rights activist, currently serving at UNAIDS as Chief, Community Mobilization. She came to UNAIDS from the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) where she served as Executive Director.  Previously, she worked with the HIV Justice Network and the Sero Project, both organizations focused on ending criminalization of people living with HIV where she led their social science research activities and monitoring and evaluation efforts…. read more

Christoforos Mallouris – ISC observer UNAIDS

Dr. Christoforos Mallouris, is currently working as Civil Society Networking Adviser at UNAIDS since 2013 and is also the focal point on people who inject drugs and people living with HIV. Previously Chris was working as a consultant for the Social Justice 4 All consulting firm, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Chris served as the Director of Programmes at the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) from 2008 to 2011, during which time he oversaw and managed all programmatic and advocacy work of the organization… read more

Kate Thomson – ISC observer Global Fund

Kate Thomson is Head of the Community, Rights and Gender Department at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Department provides technical leadership and strategic and policy guidance across the organization on gender, human rights, and community responses. It also supports the engagement of communities in Global Fund related-processes. read more

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