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Strategy Leadership


Jay Wenger


Dr. Jay Wenger leads polio eradication efforts within the Global Development Program.

Michael Galway

Deputy Director

Michael Galway supports the foundation’s work to eradicate polio, with a special focus on Nigeria.

Suchita Guntakatta

Deputy Director

Suchita Guntakatta, deputy director for the Global Development Polio team, is responsible for leading the strategic planning, financial planning, and operational activities.

John Modlin

Deputy Director

John Modlin, deputy director, Polio, is responsible for the research portfolio of the Polio strategy.

Tim Petersen

Deputy Director

Tim Petersen, deputy director, Country Operations on the Polio Team, leads a team that coordinates with partners and countries to address challenges in polio endemic and outbreak countries.

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