PAHO/WHO Welcomes New Subregional Program Director, Caribbean
Bridgetown, Barbados, 6 June 2021(PAHO/WHO)-The
He replaces the Subregional Program Coordinator, Mrs. Jessie Schutt-Aine, who led the office from 2015. Mr. Chambliss joined the office on 24 May and brings a wealth of knowledge to this new position. A national of the United States of America, he received his bachelor’s degree in International Studies in 1991 from American University, in Washington, D.C., and obtained an M.B.A. in General Management from IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra, in Barcelona in 1999. He commenced his career with the United Nations in 1993, when he joined the World Food Programme (WFP) as an Emergency Project Officer in Maputo, Mozambique. He later served as Strategic Planner for WFP in Rome, Italy. From 2002-2005, Mr. Chambliss worked at the American Red Cross as Operations Officer and Manager, Program Analysis, in Washington, D.C. In 2005, he joined PAHO’s office in Washington, D.C., as a Planning Officer in the Area of Planning and Program Budget.
In 2008, he was transferred to the World Health
Mr. Chambliss stated that he is grateful to be of service to the Caribbean and is eager to continue the technical cooperation for which the office is well known. He stated: “I am