Sian joined HealthBridge in 1996 as Nutrition Advisor. In 1997, she became Executive Director, responsible for overseeing all programs. Her role includes building capacity and designing, implementing, and monitoring programs.
Sian has a Master of Science degree in international nutrition. She has worked in international nutrition since 1992, when she joined the Food and Agriculture Organization. Based in Rome, she was responsible for programs to eliminate vitamin A deficiency in francophone Africa – specifically Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger – and in Vietnam, where she lived from 1993 to 1995.
Following her return to Canada in late 1995, Sian worked as a consultant for the Canadian International Development Agency and the Micronutrient Initiative, IDRC, before joining HealthBridge (then PATH Canada) in 1996. Sian is also the contact for our Tobacco Control / NCD Prevention program.