Dr. Anderson Stanciole is a Health Economics Advisor at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) at the Asia & the Pacific Regional Office in Bangkok, Thailand, where he provides strategic and programmatic leadership in health economics for the 22+ countries in the region. He leads the policy dialogue with national governments and international development partners on health financing to promote equitable and efficient service delivery in areas relevant to UNFPA’s mandate in the Asia Pacific region, with particular emphasis on sexual and reproductive health.
Before that, Anderson served as Program Officer at the Gates Foundation in Seattle, WA, USA where he developed a portfolio management system to provide visibility into the Gates Foundation product development portfolio, as well as played a key role in managing the relationship with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. Before joining the Gates Foundation, Anderson worked as a health economist at the World Bank in Washington, DC USA, leading the health economics portfolio within the HIV/AIDS and Public Health clusters. He also acted as co-chair for the Social Protection priority area under the UNAIDS Outcome Framework. Prior to the World Bank, Anderson held roles in the Department of Health Systems Financing of the WHO in Geneva, Switzerland, with the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research in Vienna, Austria, and with Ceps/Instead in Luxembourg. Anderson received his PhD in Health Economics from the University of York, UK in 2007, and his MA and BA in Economics from the University of São Paulo, Brazil.