The Team

Jonathan Cushing

Head of Global Health

Jonathan leads the work of the Global Health Programme, and joined the programme in 2019. Jonathan’s background is in public health, and he has extensive experience of working in with governments, civil society organisations and the private sector in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa on health systems strengthening, and on improving the quality of care. He has also worked as a freelance consultant and with UK royal medical colleges. He possesses an Msc in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing, and speaks German and Nepali

Sean Darby

Senior Programme Officer

Sean Joined Transparency International Health Initiative in August 2019 to oversee the monitoring, evaluation and learning for the DFID funded OC4H project. This primarily involves tracking the progress of the project against its predetermined objectives, ensuring it Is progressing across all five implementing countries and reporting back to the donor. Prior to working at TI Sean worked on social accountability projects across Africa, Asia and the Middle East, as well as previously having worked in refugee camps in Uganda. Sean holds an MA in Post War Recovery Studies from the University of York.

Tom Wright

Senior Programme Officer

Tom joined the Transparency International Health Initiative in February 2018 to develop the advocacy and research work streams of the flagship, DFID funded, Open Contracting for Health Project. Tom joined the team having previously worked on International Development projects focussing on Health, Women’s Economic Empowerment & Governance. He holds a Master’s degree in Corruption and Governance from the University of Sussex.

Natalie Rhodes

Policy Officer

Natalie joined TI-HI in October 2019 after gaining an MSc in Global Health from Maastricht University where she conducted a research project into buyer’s clubs and access to medicines. Natalie leads TI HI’s work on research and development with a focus on transparency and integrity in medical research.