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Dr. Ahmad Shaker Dadgar

Senior Director, Procurement

Ahmad Shaker Dadgar serves as the Senior Procurement Director and is responsible for overall procurement and logistics of the organization. He has over 16 years of leadership experience in the field of global health, procurement and government contracts with both for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Previously, Ahmad worked at Chemonics International Inc., under the multibillion dollar USAID award,  Global Health Supply Chain - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM), where he successfully led the strategic acquisition, high-value procurement management and contract activities of a portfolio of 20 countries in Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean.  Ahmad has considerable hands-on experience in USAID-PEPFAR/PMI, WB, WHO, and Global Fund procurement management, and general project operational compliance.

Ahmad holds a M.D. from Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS) and is working towards an M.P.H. in Global Health Policy from The George Washington University. Ahmad’s native languages are Dari and Pashto, and he is fluent in Urdu.