Richard Skolnik has more than 40 years of experience in development and global health work. He spent 25 years at the World Bank, retiring as the Director for Health and Education for the South Asia Region. He was also the Executive Director of the Harvard PEPFAR program, Vice President for International Programs at PRB, and the Director of the Center for Global Health at The George Washington University. Richard was also a Lecturer at Yale, where he taught until recently in the College, the School of Public Health, and the School of Management. Richard was deeply involved in the establishment of STOP TB, has led a number of international evaluations and served on a variety of WHO working groups, is the author of the undergraduate textbook, Global Health 101, and is the instructor for the Yale/Coursera course “Essentials of Global Health”.