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As Chief Operating Officer, David oversees Gradian’s day-to-day fulfillment of customer commitments across our more than 30 markets. With a focus on logistics, technical support services, and clinical training efforts, he works with staff across Gradian’s three offices in New York, Nairobi, and Dar es Salaam. He began his tenure at Gradian in 2016 by helping design our research philosophy, and continues to guide the company’s information management strategy.

Prior to Gradian, David spent 10 years working in global health, with a focus on research design, program management, and monitoring and evaluation. Most recently, he consulted for multinational pharmaceutical companies to support maternal health and non-communicable disease initiatives in Asia, Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East.

David has lived and worked in both India and Tanzania. He holds an MPH from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).