Dr Julian Entwistle: IVCC Program Manager for USAID Zika Grand Challenge Projects.
Email: Julian [dot] entwistle [at] ivcc [dot] com
Prior to taking on this two-year full-time contract with IVCC, Julian worked as an independent consultant specialising in new control technologies for insects of public health importance. Julian previously worked in the agrochemical industry in research and international commercial roles, and also has a background in finance, including working for Lloyds Bank in HQ project management and marketing roles. This current role involves supporting and guiding a set of nine R&D projects based internationally and funded by USAID under a Grand Challenge for prevention of Zika and future threats. It includes establishing a new Expert Scientific Advisory Committee to focus on Aedes mosquito control.