Emre Ozaltin

Emre Ozaltin

Program Leader for Human Development, East Africa, World Bank

Emre Özaltın is Program Leader for the Human Development Practice Group.

Emre has over 20 years of experience in Global Development, currently focusing on program implementation in FCV settings; women’s economic empowerment; design of multisectoral programs to build human capital; and donor coordination for sustainable development financing.

He has authored and contributed to many analytical products and technical reports, and his work his work has been published in top journals including the Lancet and JAMA. His work before joining the Bank includes developing novel statistical methods for the measurement and analysis of health in populations for the World Health Organization; evaluating health system reforms in Japan and Mexico for the Harvard Initiative for Global Health; adjunct Professor of Public Policy at the Wagner School at New York University; and technical advisor for several international organizations including the Center for Global Development and Health Canada.

Emre holds a Doctorate in Health Economics from Harvard University and a Masters in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from McGill University.

When not engaged in health systems work for the Bank, Emre spends his time kite surfing, bird watching, and tending to his tomatoes.