Andrea Camoens has more than 20 years of project management and leadership experience in international development, including in challenging operational environments. She is currently the Chief of Party of the Global Health Evaluation and Learning Support Activity (GH EvaLS) that works closely with USAID’s Global Health Bureau and missions across 60 countries providing evaluation, assessment, and learning support for health-related projects and activities. Projects and activities within this portfolio support the U.S. Government’s goals to improve global health through preventing child and maternal deaths; controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic; and combating infectious diseases, such as COVID‑19.
Ms. Camoens has successfully contributed to the management of more than 37 USAID projects around the world, including in challenging operational environments. She has served as Chief of Party (CoP)/Acting CoP in Afghanistan (twice), Iraq (twice), Indonesia, Haiti, Nigeria, Zambia, and Paraguay. Her technical experience includes monitoring and evaluation, gender, health (family planning, reproductive health, supply chain management, and social and behavior change), civil society advocacy, community mobilization, education, and economic growth. Ms. Camoens has two master’s degrees from Columbia University in New York – one in public health and the other in economic development.