Our Secretariat directs the overall programme of work, including our scientific activities, advocacy, communications, fundraising, finance and business development. 

The Secretariat facilitates the implementation of WWARN’s strategic plan. It carries out the day-to-day implementation of operational and business activities in pursuit of the Network's research and advocacy objectives.

Aileen Sheehy
Communications & Community Engagement Officer
Andrea Stewart
Head of Advocacy & Communications
Anne Whitehouse
Head of Communications & Advocacy
Infectious Diseases Data Observatory
Professor Carol Sibley
Co-founder and Scientific Director of WWARN
Laura Merson
Associate Director
Dr Ruth Bird
Head of Operations and Development
Sam Smith
Administration Assistant