Lizah is a performance-focused Health Economist with over 8 years of health systems development and improvement experience. She demonstrates a pragmatic understanding of health systems, policies, politics, financing of health care and specifically strategic purchasing within countries, key factors that influence the delivery of quality health care to the populace. She possesses a vast network of stakeholders ranging from county administrations, national government health entities, global bodies such as World Health Organization, Word Bank and Non-Governmental Organizations. She is adept at leading teams having held mid-level and senior management roles within the Kenyan health system initially as a clinical service provider and later as a health policy developer and administrator in devolved government systems and national government’s Ministry of Health and has supported various efforts towards sustainable health financing for primary health services availed to the population. She currently co-ordinates evidence generation and cross-country learning activities within Africa as the Senior Evidence Generation and Learning Officer within SPARC.