Senior Technical Director and Practice Area Lead for Pharmaceutical Systems Strengthening and Supply Chain Systems
René Berger is a global health, supply chain, and HIV and AIDS expert with more than 25 years of international development experience across sub-Saharan Africa. Previously, Berger was a senior vice president at Chemonics International, Inc., where he provided leadership, management, strategic direction, and oversight of a $9.5 billion, eight-year USAID contract to source, procure, deliver, distribute, and report on HIV, malaria, family planning/reproductive health, and maternal/child health products. Prior to that, Berger managed HIV and AIDS teams out of USAID mission offices in Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, as well as work at USAID in Washington, DC. He served in the US Peace Corps in Malawi for two years.
Berger holds a master’s of public health in epidemiology and international health from John Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz.