Bradford Lucas is an expert in international health and social marketing with more than 20 years of experience leading complex global health projects and managing large teams. His program experience includes malaria and child health, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS, and he has worked in numerous countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
As the project director for the President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying project (PMI AIRS) Project, he has fostered a culture of innovation and continuous quality improvement for Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) and entomological monitoring programs in 16 countries. He has demonstrated his ability to achieve project deliverables and raise the bar for IRS programming to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and maximize health impact.
Throughout his international health career, Lucas has been recognized for his thought leadership and initiative in piloting, scaling up, and replicating new products, services and approaches; in improving processes; and in disseminating best practices. The hallmarks of his management approach include the empowerment of staff and colleagues, creative thinking and the fostering of productive teamwork.
Prior to joining Abt Associates, Lucas held several positions at Population Services International, including director of reproductive health and new product development and country representative in two African countries.