Jason Wright

Health Programs Group Senior Director, Project Implementation (and former LMG Project Director)

Jason Taylor Wright joined Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in February 2015 as the Project Director for the Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project. In January 2016, he transferred into a new role as the Health Programs Group (HPG) Senior Director, Project Implementation Unit (PIU). The Senior Director, PIU is responsible for supervising the senior project implementation staff within HPG. The Senior Director, PIU ensures project results through the highest-quality implementation across the project cycle, including client/stakeholder relationship management, implementation of quality work plans, timely completion of all deliverables, consistent use of monitoring and evaluation frameworks, and reporting according to established guidelines.

Mr. Wright has served as a member of the Developed Country NGO Delegation to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria since late 2013. He completed his term as a Member of the Board of the Global Health Council (GHC) in December 2015 having co-chaired its Membership and Development Committee.

Mr. Wright was most recently U.S. Director of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance based in Washington. He served as the primary AIDS Alliance contact with U.S. Government stakeholders and other U.S. stakeholders including foundations, the private sector, and public-private partnerships. He managed AIDS Alliance project implementation under the USAID-funded AIDSFree, AIDSTAR-Two, GMS, LMG, SIFPO, and TASC4-Africa Projects. He represented the AIDS Alliance in the Global AIDS Policy Partnership (GAPP) and HIV Prevention Working Group.

Mr. Wright was previously Multilateral Team Leader in the USAID Office of HIV/AIDS in Washington. He served as USAID Liaison to the Global Fund and UNAIDS. He processed the obligation of all U.S. Government contributions to the Global Fund and UNAIDS. His Multilateral Team managed the U.S. Government Global Fund technical assistance portfolio including GMS as well as the three UNAIDS Technical Support Facilities in sub-Saharan Africa, the Stop TB Partnership TBTEAM and Green Light Committee, and the Roll Back Malaria Sub-Regional Networks. He conducted Global Fund technical assistance needs assessments in Angola, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe as well as Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

Mr. Wright earned a Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS), Master of Arts (MA) in History, and Certificate in German Public and International Affairs with distinction from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts (BA), summa cum laude, in Political Economy and German Language and Literature from Tulane University. He spent his Junior Year Abroad at the Universität Hamburg.