Sven joined HITAP in September 2018 through the Overseas Development Institute’s (ODI) Fellowship scheme. He holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Prior to joining HITAP, Sven worked in the Health Financing division of the NPHCDA, an agency within Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health, where he supported a project trialling Performance Based Financing for primary health centres in the rural northeast.
Sven is experienced in quantitative economic analysis and the implementation of IT systems in the health sector. During his time at HITAP he has worked on updating the M&E tools used by the Ministry of Health of Timor-Leste and on designing an accessible digital format for them.