Brendan Allen has been appointed Executive Director of G4Alliance.
Brendan is an experienced senior manager and clinical and public health professional with over 20 years experience in the health sector (nursing, public health and health service management). For 15 years, he has led teams providing program management and technical assistance in low and middle income countries within the academic, private and NGO sectors.
Brendan's most recent role was as Chief Operating Officer of the Nossal Institute Limited, the operating arm of the Nossal Institute for Global Health (University of Melbourne). Brendan has significant experience in South and South East Asia, based for 3 years in Hanoi with the Nossal Institute managing a systems strengthening program at the National Hospital of Paediatrics. In previous roles, he has worked as project manager of the Australian Aid funded Indonesian Women’s Health and Family Welfare Project in Eastern Indonesia where he provided operational advice to the in-country team and donor reporting.
He was Program Coordinator of the East Asia region with Oxfam Australia with responsibility for managing country programs in the Philippines, Viet Nam, Laos, Cambodia and China with a particular focus on public and community health, water and sanitation and rural development activities.