Key Expert - Team Leader

Andrew Proudlove is the Team Leader of Project 54. He has 15 years’ experience of managing multi-disciplinary, multicultural military and civilian teams of international and local technical specialists. This experience spans across 20 countries in 4 continents.

As a UK RAF Officer he was a CBRN instructor and advisor, technical weapons specialist and served as a senior operational Commander. He spent his last 10 years of Service in NATO Headquarters, Brussels, in CBRN Defence Capabilities, CBRN Civil Emergency Planning, Civil Protection and WMD counter proliferation.

Andrew holds a variety of academic and practical CBRN military qualifications from military training schools in UK and the US. He is a PRINCE2 Project Management Practitioner and holds a Management Accounting Certificate. He is a Master of Business Administration (MBA).


Key Expert - Public Health & Emergency Medicine

Dr Mark Salter is currently a Consultant for Global Health for Public Health England (PHE), UK. In this role he coordinates the international efforts of the PHE in establishing bilateral links with nation states and regional networks as well as responding to requests for public health assistance in response to public health emergencies and humanitarian crises.

Mark is a senior medical advisor within the PHE and still finds time to fulfill his role as a Consultant in Communicable Disease Control in the southwest of the UK. Prior to studying medicine and completing his communicable disease training Mark worked in virology and microbiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he gained a PhD in Arenavirology.

He has extensive experience of disease control and incident management both locally and further afield, having worked during outbreaks internationally including in Central America (dengue haemorrhagic fever, measles, and cholera), Africa (Lassa, SARS, post-conflict) and Asia (SARS, H5N1, and flooding response).

Mark has worked with the World Health Organisation (WHO) for a number of years, since leading the WHO clinical response to SARS, in issues relating to dangerous pathogens, disaster preparation and response, and risk communication.

He currently sits on the Virtual Interdisciplinary Group (VIAG) for mass gatherings, the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Group (GOARN) steering committee, the thematic platform for disaster risk management for health and as an observer in the Global Health Cluster. In addition he is a deputy director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Mass Gatherings and Extreme Events.


Dr Khadhim A.H. Jasim

National Focal Point - Iraq

Colonel Saleh Ahmad Al SHEYAB

National Focal Point - Jordan


National Focal Point - Lebanon

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