Dr Anouk Gouvras

Communications and Programme Manager of the Global Schistosomiasis Alliance

Anouk is the communications and programme manager for the GSA. Using a multi-stakeholder engagement and coordination approach she drives and monitors the progress of the GSA's projects, working groups and outputs. Anouk's background is in schistosomiasis biomedical research. She was awarded her Ph.D on schistosomiasis research from Imperial College, London and went on to do post-doctoral research at the Natural History Museum, researching schistosomiasis in a sub-Saharan African setting, leading fieldwork teams, project managing, producing reports and analysing data. She is using this experience in her current role developing a multi-stakeholder platform to mobilize and progress schistosomiasis control and elimination.