Jean-Luc Taton has two decades of experience managing and working on international health projects related to infectious diseases (malaria, HIV/AIDS, and Ebola), emergency preparedness, civil society strengthening, institutional capacity building, and decentralization.
Mr. Taton currently provides technical, management, and business development leadership for RTI’s global health activities in Francophone Africa.
Currently, Mr. Taton serves as Technical Advisor and provides project management support for USAID's ENVISION project, supported by RTI. He also serves as Project Manager for USAID StopPalu+ in Guinea (since 2013, including under first StopPalu project). This flagship malaria control project has contributed to the reduction of malaria prevalence from 44% (2012) to 15% (2016) in Guinea.
Before joining RTI in 2010, Mr. Taton held several leadership and management positions on international health projects, including serving as Country Administrator and Head of Mission for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Rwanda and Country Administrator in Malawi. He also worked as an international technical expert in capacity building for National HIV/AIDS Committees in Rwanda and Madagascar.
Mr. Taton is a native French speaker and is fluent in English.