Jean-Luc Taton

Senior Project Manager, West Africa and Madagascar

Jean-Luc Taton


  • MBA, Faculty of Social and Economics Sciences, University of Liège

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. This includes senior management of projects related to malaria, health systems strengthening, and epidemic diseases and surveillance. Mr. Taton previously served as Chief of Party in Benin, providing technical leadership and management for complex malaria prevention activities—including indoor residual spraying, capacity building initiatives for the national malaria control program, and ongoing program monitoring and evaluation.

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.