Deborah Edwards

Programme Manager, Country Programme Delivery

In 2011 Deborah joined LSTM as a Programme Manager. Deborah has managed a diverse portfolio of projects including child and maternal health, human resources for health, impact and evaluation and neglected tropical diseases programmes, as part of the Programmes Team.   Deborah previously worked in a variety of programme management roles in social housing and local government as a programme manager, she specialised in community engagement, financial management of multiple programmes and equality and diversity.

In February 2014 Deborah joined the Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNTD) as a Programme Manager, supporting the implementation of in-country lymphatic filariasis (LF). programmes in a number of sub-Saharan African countries, under the DFID Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Programme. 

Since 2019, under the DFID Ascend Programme, Deborah is the survey manager across the Ascend consortium and programme manager for the LSTM LF programme in Liberia. Deborah also leads on communications for CNTD Ascend.