Lisa Rotondo is a leading global expert in the control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), having worked for more than 17 years with ministries of health, the World Health Organization (WHO), the private sector, and non-governmental organizations to lead, implement, and advocate for NTD programs around the world. She served as Director for USAID’s ENVISION project—a global flagship project aiming to control and eliminate seven NTDs by the year 2020. She now serves as Director of USAID’s Act to End NTDs | East Program.
In addition to providing leadership and technical and operations oversight for RTI NTD project activities, Ms. Rotondo serves as a member of the Trachoma Expert Committee and the STH Advisory Committee, provided four years’ executive leadership to the NTD Non-Government Organization Network (NNN), and is a former member of the Uniting to Combat NTDs Stakeholder Working Group. She was a Peace Corps volunteer in Burkina Faso and is fluent in English and French