Emmanuel Alhassan is Nigeria coordinator for the Preventing Epidemics program. He works with various stakeholders to advocate for changes in budget and other policies related to preventing epidemics. He has prior experience working with the corporate private sector, government and international development partners (including USAID and DFID). He was Project Manager for Nigeria’s Second World Bank HIV/AIDS Programme Development Project (HPDP II). He holds a Master of Science degree in Organisational Psychology, an MBA and PhD Psychometrics. He is a Senior Executive Fellow of the Harvard University Kennedy School, an IP3-certified Public-Private Partnership Specialist and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria.