Regional Coordinators

Avoidable Deaths Network

ADN’s current Regional Coordinators are:


Mr. Daniel Mendez

Risk, crisis and disaster manager with over 20 years of experience and consultant for UNICEF Belize.


Dr. Azukaego Nnaji

A public health research specialist, Lead Consultant at JEBEHACH, Nigeria.


Mr. Samuel Akera

Project Management Specialist/Project Manager, UNDP RSCA, Nairobi, Kenya. 


Dr. Bui Le Vinh

Soil scientist affiliated at Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA), Hanoi, Vietnam.


Ms. Pamela Komujuni-Kalule

A Senior Disaster Management Officer with the Office of the Prime Minister, Government of Uganda.


Dr. Sophie Hebden

Research Coordinator at European Space Agency – ESA and Future Earth, Harwell, UK.


Dr. Holmes Páez 

Full Professor at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Civil Engineering Department, Bogotá, Colombia.


Dr. Christian Morgner

Lecturer in Culture and Communication at the University of Leicester, UK.


Mr. Bede Wilson

Disaster manager based in Queensland, Australia.


Mr. Emmanuel Artusa-Barrell

Strategic partnerships and relationship management adviser.


Dr. Edris Alam

Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Chittagong University (CU), Bangladesh.


Mr. Krishna Clarke

Risk Analyst, Caribbean Development Bank, Barbados.


Mr. Phil Ralls

An experienced Emergency Management professional with over 20 years of operational leadership, UK.


Mr. Dillip Pattanaik

Executive Director of Orissa State Volunteers and Social Workers Association (OSVSWA), Bhubaneswar, India.


Dr. Madhulika Sahoo

Anthropologist and Assistant Professor, School of Business, Vellore Institute of Technology, Amaravati, Andhara Pradesh, India.


Mr. Shahidul Hoque

Field Research Manager, icddr,b, Bangladesh.


Dr. Yazidhi Bamutaze

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Geo-Informatics and Climatic Sciences (GGCS), Makerere University, Uganda.


Dr. Fatima Akter

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.