Ms. Angela Mutunga is a global leader in the health and development sector specializing in advocacy and accountability with extensive experience in low middle-income countries health systems policy, funding, and political landscapes. Angela possesses over 20 years’ experience in leadership, strategy development, and execution, with deep expertise in the reproductive health continuum and related health systems and governance. Over the years, Angela has grown her expertise to cover critical health systems advocacy and accountability elements that include: public finance, political economy and health policy analysis, human rights and quality assurance tracking approaches, costed plans, social inclusion programming, evidence-based advocacy and accountability strategies, innovative partnerships and network building, training and teams mentorship, and coaching in the global south, majorly, the African region.
Prior to joining GHV, Angela led a cross-cutting technical unit at Jhpiego supporting diverse health technical programs implemented in over 40 countries. Key functions of this role included technical leadership and innovations, strategic positioning, partnerships and network building, and fundraising for the unit as well as mainstreaming health policy advocacy and accountability into technical areas that included family planning, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH), safe surgery, gender, human resource for health, Malaria, and HIV, among others. Prior to joining Jhpiego, Angela served a five-year term as the Africa Region Program Advisor for the Advance Family Planning (AFP) initiative of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Angela holds an Art degree in Sociology and Communication, is a Certified Public Accountant and is currently pursuing her MSc. in Health Economics and Policy at the University of Nairobi.