South African Kevin Osborne is currently the Director of HIV Programmes and Advocacy at International AIDS Society in Geneva. Kevin’s over 30–year career in HIV, public health and policy includes experience in pioneering major projects and approaches in shaping responses particularly towards sexual and reproductive health and HIV integration at the policy, systems and service delivery levels as well as a focus on key and other priority populations.
With a background in education and human rights, Kevin has supported a number of national, regional and international programmes by forging sustainable partnerships with government, UN agencies and the donor/foundation community. He has extensive experience in managing diverse teams and supporting large-scale advocacy initiatives through his previous roles as South Africa Country Director for PATH and as the International Planned Parenthood Federation’s Global HIV Advisor in London. Most recently he served as FHI 360’s Global Project Director of the PEPFAR- and USAID-supported LINKAGES project in Washington, DC – the largest global key populations programme – where he was responsible for working with key populations and public-and community-sectors in twenty-four countries to reduce HIV transmission and improve care and treatment.