Who are we

Network Management Board

The BOVA Network is supported by a Management Board of individuals working in research, implementation, policy and advocacy in vector-borne diseases and the built environment, with representation from the global north and sub-Saharan Africa.

Name Role Institution
Graham Alabaster Chief, Waste Management & Sanitation, Urban Basic Services Branch United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Switzerland
Dorothy Baziwe Executive Director Shelter and Settlements Alternatives: Uganda Human Settlements Network
Tom Burkot Professor of Entomology Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, Cairns, Australia
Daniel Boakye Senior Scientist Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana
Lesong Conteh Senior Lecturer Imperial College London, UK
Henry Fletcher Principal, Urban Development European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Jakob Knudsen Senior Lecturer in Architecture The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Denmark
Dorcas Kamuya Post-doctoral scientist KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme
Dick Komakech Member, Board of Directors Engineers in Green Actions Africa (EGAA), Uganda
Charles Mbogo Principal Investigator and President of the Pan African Mosquito Control Association Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya
John Norton Founder Development Workshop, France
Cliff Spencer Goodwill Ambassador New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
Paul Wilkinson Professor of Environmental Epidemiology London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

The BOVA Network also has two observers: Jo Mulligan, Department for International Development, UK and Emmanuel Temu.