Mr Sjoerd Postma joined Khulisa in October 2021 as a Principal Associate with specific expertise in Global Health, Disease Programs, Health Security, and Health Systems Management programs. Sjoerd is an experienced monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning expert, with a particular interest in decision-making for decentralized health systems. Sjoerd has spent the last 35 years of global health in 21 countries in Africa and Asia, with numerous long and short-term assignments.
Prior to joining Khulisa, Sjoerd worked and lived in Vietnam, Eswatini, Afghanistan, Liberia, Philippines, Indonesia, South Africa, India, and Uganda. He was appointed on the Technical Review Panel of the Global Fund, from 2017 to 2021. He was also the focal point for the Global Fund Resilient and Strengthening Systems for Health (RSSH). Responsibilities included reviewing and signing off on the RSSH parts of country applications. In 2021, he has undertaken several separate strategic and policy assignments for the Global Fund.
Sjoerd holds a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management from the University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and a Master of Arts in Health Planning, Management, and Administration from the Nuffield Institute, University of Leeds, in the United Kingdom.
Currently, Sjoerd moves between Liberia, The Netherlands, and South Africa.