Ronald Mutasa

A native of Zimbabwe, Ronald Mutasa, brings a decade of leadership and program management experience at the community, national, and regional levels in southern Africa. Currently, at the World Bank, he serves as a Task Leader for various public health programs and analytical studies in Eastern and Southern Africa within the Bank’s Global Health Practice. Previously, Ronald was a Program Manager responsible for coordinating health and social protection sector investments financed by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), USAID, and the Open Society Institute. Much of this work focused on enhancing equitable access to quality public health care and social protection services by the poor. Ronald has been intensively involved in the technical design, preparation, and implementation of multiple public health programs in Africa. He has served as peer reviewer for various programs and studies within the Bank and has published on demand- and supply-side financing and incentives in low and middle-income settings. Ronald was one of the first staff members of the Bantwana Initiative where he served as a Program Manager for East and Southern Africa.