Advisory Group

The Advisory Group to the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights consists of 22 individuals from relevant sexual and reproductive health and rights, global health and funding organizations. The Advisory Group helped shape the framing, presentation and dissemination of the final report, and will be involved in outreach and engagement during and after the launch of the final report.

Advance Family Planning
Beth Fredrick
Executive Director
African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)
Rose Oronje
Director, Science Communications & Evidence Uptake
Sivananthi Thanenthiran
Executive Director
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Lana Dakan
Program Officer, Population and Reproductive Health
UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Will Niblett
Team Leader of the AIDS & Reproductive Health Team

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Germany
Catherina Hinz
Project Manager, Division Economic and Social Development

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Althea D. Anderson
Program Officer, Global Development and Population

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mette Gonggrijp
Dutch Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights & HIV/AIDS and Director of the Social Development Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Independent Accountability Panel, Every Woman Every Child
Carmen Barroso
Frontline Aids (Previously International HIV/AIDS Alliance)
Divya Bajpai
Senior Advisor, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Pape Gaye
President and CEO

Kathryn Andersen
Director, Technical Innovation and Evidence

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)​
Yilma Melkamu
Director, Programmes Division
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)
Nina Strøm
Senior Adviser, Department for Global Health, Education and Research Global Health Section
Suzanne Ehlers
President & CEO
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH)
Helga Fogstad
Executive Director
Population Council
Julia Bunting
Sexual Rights Initiative
Stuart Halford
Senior Representative to the United Nations in Geneva at the Sexual Rights Initiative
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
Pia Engstrand
Lead Policy Specialist
UN Commission on Human Rights
Kate Gilmore
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Anneka Knutsson
Chief, Sexual and Reproductive Health Branch
Women Deliver Scholars
Ankit Gupta
Edith Asamani
Young Leaders

Contact the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: [email protected]