Elizabeth Ashley (E.A.) Durham is an international development professional and has been working in developing markets for over ten years, particularly Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Honduras, and Malawi. For the past two years, she has been based in Nigeria where she represented The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Nigeria’s polio eradication program and managed a portfolio of the Foundation’s investments in eradicating polio and strengthening routine immunisation in Nigeria. Previously, she worked at McKinsey’s London and Johannesburg offices.
E.A. earned a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Biomedical Informatics from Vanderbilt University and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from The Georgia Institute of Technology. She is a keen cyclist, and has bicycled across America and Africa, and most recently the Tour de France Route.