Manish Kumar

ManishManish has more than 10 years’ experience of leading and managing national and international ICT for development projects aimed at generating evidence, influencing policy and improving service delivery. Proven leadership, management and technical expertise through the design, implementation and assessment of health human resources information systems projects in India.


Summary of experience:

  • Expertise in project and institutional knowledge management (specially use of information and communication technology-ICT) to promote evidence based programme and policy development
  • Expertise in conceptualizing, implementing and managing e-health and health information systems projects in the public health sector
  • Experience in strategy development and programme management
  • Expertise in building and managing professional coalitions and networks
  • Sound research and documentation skills
  • Public speaking expertise
  • Certified trainer in the Genuine Contact programme
  • Extensive work experience/interaction with Governments, national and international non-government organizations and private sector IT players
  • Recipient of national and international fellowships (including Reuters Digital Vision Fellowship)
  • Enjoy leading and working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Natural ability to create and nurture partnerships to achieve common goals
  • Strong professional and personal network contribute to success and workplace
  • Business development experience
  • Experience working in Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Department for International Development (UK), HIVOS (Netherlands), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (Switzerland), UNESCO and USAID programme environments
  • Located in Delhi, India but have worked in state, national, and global projects/programmes.