Executive Director, Ilifa Labantwanta
Dr Colin Almeleh is Executive Director of Ilifa Labantwana, a South African programme that works with government and civil society to reform the systems necessary to enable universal access to childhood development services. Almeleh has extensive experience working with governments and development agencies, having worked for the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, as well as Absolute Return for Kids on maternal, newborn and child health projects throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Colin holds a PhD in Sociology, a BSoSci Hons in Social Anthropology, and a BSc in Electrical Engineering. Almeleh is a past Fox Fellow at Yale University.