Marie Stopes International | Chief Executive Officer
Dana Hovig was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Marie Stopes International (MSI) in January 2007.
As CEO of one of the largest family planning and reproductive health organisations in the world, Dana is responsible for strategic and operational leadership of MSI’s UK and international divisions; organisation development; high level representation with partners and key stakeholders; and programme development, oversight and support. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Dana served as Deputy Chief Executive of MSI for two years.
Dana is a leader in social marketing, social franchising, and behaviour change communications. While living in Karachi Pakistan for nearly 4 years, he managed one of the world’s largest social marketing and clinic franchising programmes. Prior to joining MSI, Dana spent 11 years at Population Services International (PSI), where he oversaw and provided technical assistance to over 35 social franchising and social marketing programmes on 5 continents in the areas of HIV/AIDS prevention, family planning, maternal health, child health and nutrition. Dana started his career working and living for 5 years in rural Mali and rural Togo, providing technical assistance to women’s small enterprises and business cooperatives.
Dana sits on the Board of Directors of DKT and several of MSI’s partners worldwide. He holds an MSc in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a BA in Economics from the University of Notre Dame in the US.
Sophie SavageInstitute for Reproductive Health (IRH), Georgetown University | Communications
Pamela RileyAbt Associates | Senior mHealth Advisor
Lani MarquezUSAID Health Care Improvement Project, URC | Knowledge Management and Communication Director
Peggy D'AdamoUSAID | Technical Advisor
Erica NybroMEASURE DHS, JHU∙CCP | Senior Research Associate
David OlsonOlson Global Communications
Lauren VanEnkInstitute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University
Maina A. BoucarUniversity Research Co., LLC (URC) | Director, Health Care Improvement Project, West Africa