Chris Zielinski

Senior Consultant Partnerships in Health Information program.

With over 30 years of working in this field in international organizations at the senior level and as a consultant, mainly in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Chris is currently working on knowledge management theory and indicators. The impact of information, and the practical applications of these in the Phi (Partnerships in Health Information) program.

Chris has held senior positions at the World Health Organization and other UN organizations for over 20 years, in Vienna, Geneva, Rome, Egypt, India, Zimbabwe, and the Congo. He has also been CEO of the Authors Licensing and Collecting Society – the collecting/copyright society for British authors and has held a number of honoraries, elected, and titular appointments related to intellectual property and ethics.

He also carries out consultancies for international organizations in the areas of evaluation, health and information policy, planning, strategy, knowledge management, copyright, ethics, and media.  As a consultant, he has written top-level policy and strategy frameworks developed national KM strategies, evaluated partnerships, governance structures, networks, and websites, as well as books (most recently on traditional medicine in South-East Asia, and the history of WHO).