Taryn Barker is the Director of the Viral Hepatitis Program at the Clinton Health Access Initiative. She has led the launch of the hepatitis program in seven countries in Africa and Asia. During her previous roles at CHAI, Ms. Barker has supported governments in strategic planning, budgeting, cost optimization and grant development for HIV, malaria elimination, maternal health, TB, and nursing workforce expansion. Prior to CHAI, Ms. Barker worked in management consulting at Deloitte where she specialized in supporting governments and small and medium-sized enterprises develop their markets, as well as in investor relations and banking. She holds a Masters in Science in Health Economics and Policy from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Strategic Management from McGill University.