Marguerite Farrell

USAID/Washington | Health Officer and Private Sector Team Leader, Office of Population and Reproductive Health

Marguerite Farrell is a Health Officer and the Private Sector Team Leader in in USAID’s Global Health Bureau, Office of Population and Reproductive Health. She has served as Technical Advisor and AOR for the Commercial Market Strategies project, for PSP-One, Banking on Health, the SHOPS project, the Management and Leadership project, and the Leadership, Management and Sustainability project with MSH, the Bayer Contraceptive Security Initiative, and SIFPO 1 and 2 projects. She leads the Total Market Approaches focal area and the Family Planning Graduation Working group.

Ms. Farrell has worked in health for 35 years and in international health for 28 years. She has expertise in private sector health, health systems strengthening, leadership and management in health, evaluation, service delivery, training and performance improvement, and quality assurance in family planning, child survival, and HIV/AIDS. Ms. Farrell has worked in numerous countries and lived in the Philippines, Ecuador, and Spain. She has worked for Project Hope, Development Associates, the Futures Group International, and other family planning organizations, and in both the Latin America and Caribbean Bureau and the Global Health Bureau at USAID. Ms. Farrell graduated from Brown University with a BA in International Relations and received her Master of Science degree from Harvard University School of Public Health in International Health Policy and Management.