Effective September 1, 2013 Mr Omari Issa has been appointed as Board Chair of Amref Health Africa’s International Board. Mr Issa is currently the President’s Adviser/Chief Executive of the Presidential Delivery Unit in Tanzania. Prior to this appointment he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Climate Facility for Africa in Tanzania. Mr Issa holds a Master in Business Administration from Columbia University, New York and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Polytechnic of Central London, UK. Mr Issa, a Tanzanian national, has extensive experience in the management of international and local organisations. He has served as a board member and chairman of several organisations in various countries globally. Having extensively collaborated with public and private sectors within these countries, he is well versed with pan-African networks.