Regional Director, Africa

Anatoli Kamali leads IAVI’s programs in Africa, including a partner network of clinical research centers and laboratories across five countries. He also oversees community engagement, policy, advocacy, and research preparedness activities.

Before joining IAVI, Kamali was the deputy director and head of the HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Research Program at the Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute Unit on AIDS, where he led several HIV trials and enhanced community engagement for numerous studies.

Kamali has served as a member of the International Data and Safety Monitoring Board of the Division of AIDS at the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for various clinical trials in Africa, and as temporary advisor on sexual and reproductive health to the World Health Organization. He was also a member of the U.K. Microbicides Development Programme that conducted a Phase III vaginal microbicide trial.

He holds an M.B.Ch.B. from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, an M.Sc. from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where he is an honorary professor, and a Ph.D. from City, University of London.