Agnes Ronan brings more than 13 years of public health experience, specializing in maternal, child and adolescent health. Agnes has recently re-joined as Head of Programmes and Knowledge. Agnes was previously Technical Advisor for Adolescent Health at mothers2mothers, leading programme design and implementation for the Adolescent Health portfolio.
She also held project management positions at the University of Cape Town’s School of Public Health and Family Medicine; and Department of Adolescent Health where she managed clinical trials as well as observational studies in reproductive, maternal, child and adolescent health.
Prior to that, she worked at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, focusing on various clinical trials as well as observational HIV prevention studies for adolescents. Agnes is a nurse by training and has worked in research at St Georges Hospital and Kings College, London. She also holds an MBA from the University of Reading, UK and an MPH from the University of Cape Town.
Agnes is passionate about programming for children and adolescent health that applies sustainable interventions, empowering communities by promoting home-grown solutions and ensuring that service delivery is embedded within the communities being served.