Fast-Track Cities Leadership Teams


José M. Zuniga, PhD, MPH
President/Chief Executive Officer
Reuben Granich, MD, MPH
Strategy and Science Advisor
Bertrand Audoin, MBA
Vice President/Global Health Initiatives
Benjamin Young, MD, PhD
Sr. Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
Sindhu Ravishankar, MPhil
Director, Fast-Track Cities
Mara Nakagawa-Harwood, MPH
Fast-Track Cities Liaison
Somya Gupta, MA
Data Analyst
Lindsay Deefholts
Communications Consultant


Michel Sidibé, MEcon
Executive Director

City of Paris

Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Patrick Klugman
Deputy Mayor of Paris
Bernard Jomier
Deputy Mayor of Paris
Anne-Sophie Monceau


Joan Clos, MD
Executive Director
Robert Ndugwa
Head, Global Urban Observatory Unit

Dure Technologies

Vipin Yadav
Naveen Narale
CWO & Global Delivery Head
Maurizio Beccherle
Business Engagement Manager

IAPAC Clinician Key Opinion Leaders

Serge Paul Eholié, MD, PhD
University Félix Houphouet-Boigny
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Peter Reiss, MD, PhD
Academic Medical Center
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Carlos del Rio, MD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA
Praphan Phanuphak, MD, PhD
Chulalongkorn University
Bangkok, Thailand
Nathan Clumeck, MD
Saint-Pierre University Hospital
Brussels, Belgium
Pedro Cahn, MD, PhD
Fundación Huésped
Buenos Aires, Argentina
José Luiz de Andrade Neto, MD
Federal University of Parana
Curitiba, Brazil
Cheikh Tidiane
University of Dakar
Dakar, Senegal
Faustine Ndugulile MD, MMed, MPH
Tanzania Parliamentarians AIDS Coalition
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Sarah Rowan, MD
Denver Public Health
Denver, CO, USA
Alexandra Calmy, MD
Geneva University
Geneva, Switzerland
Sharon Lewin, MD
University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
Alexander Yurchenko
MD Kyiv Municipal AIDS Center
Kyiv, Ukraine
Juan Sierra-Madero, MD
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico
Allan Rodriguez, MD
University of Miami
Miami, FL, USA
Janak Maniar, MD
Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre
Mumbai, India
Elizabeth Bukusi, MBChB, MMed, MPH, PhD
Kenya Medical Research Institute
Nairobi, Kenya
Christine Katlama, MD
Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière
Paris, France
Jean Pape, MD
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Aadia Rana, MD
Brown University
Providence, RI, USA
Celso Ramos, MD, MSc
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Carlos Brites, MD, PhD
National Federal University of Bahia
Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
Diane Havlir, MD
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
Dr. Esper Kallás, MD, PhD
University of São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
Amanda Castel, MD, MPH
George Washington University
Washington, DC, USA

Technical Team

Sindhu Ravishankar, M Phil
Director | Fast-Track Cities

Sindhu Ravishankar is an international development and global health professional with experience working with NGO’s, research institutes, and non-profit organizations. She has lived and worked in the United States, South Africa, India, and the UK, and has primarily focused on HIV and intersecting health issues including mental health, substance abuse, and reproductive health. Sindhu holds a Masters in Development Studies from the University of Oxford where she focused on health and development and wrote her thesis on barriers to ART adherence in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. In April 2015, she joined IAPAC (International Association of Providers of AIDS Care) and is currently the Director of Fast-Track Cities.

Somya Gupta, MA
Lead Data Analyst

Based in New Delhi, Somya Gupta has been working in public health for various international organizations (IAPAC, WHO, UNAIDS, UNICEF, MSF) for more than four years. She specializes in policy research on the importance of access to HIV treatment for all. She holds a Master of Arts in Economics from Delhi School of Economics. Over the past four years, in addition to her work on Fast Track Cities, she has published a number of scientific articles and has been instrumental in the creation of and

Maggie Dorr, MPH

Maggie Dorr recently graduated from George Washington University (MPH, epidemiology, 2016) and is now enrolled in a PhD program at the University of Washington. She has a wide variety of HIV related experience including work with local health departments and community groups.

Emma Stacey

Emma Stacey recently graduated from Connecticut College with a major in Public Health and Nutrition and a minor in Public Policy (2015). She spent a semester studying abroad in Vietnam, South Africa, and Brazil to study and compare HIV/AIDS resources in each country. Her experience working in the public health field varies from hospital administration to providing basic health needs to children in slums throughout Dehradun, India.

Mridu Markan

Mridu Markan recently graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison MA program with a thesis on Understanding intimate partner sexual violence among men who have sex with men in New Delhi, India (2016). She has a Masters in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai (2008-2010), a Post-Graduate Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Science, distance education AnnaMalai University, Tamil Nadu, India (2007-2008) and a BA (with honors) Psychology from Indraprasthra College for Women, University of Delhi, Delhi, India (2004-2007).