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Former TBI Regional Director and Senior Advisor Ms. Maggie Janes-Lucas joins the Governing Board of Tod'Aérs

Former TBI Regional Director Ms. Maggie Janes-Lucas (United States) joins the Governing Board of Tod’Aérs Global Network [TGN]. Ms. Maggie Janes-Lucas was the Regional Director and Senior Advisor for the Sahel at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI) from 2021 to 2023, where she supported government leaders, advisors, and regional institutes on strategy, policy, and delivery using tech as an enabler, as well as policy dialogue, thought leadership and external partnership engagement to help clients deliver in their countries and across the region. She currently serves as TBI Senior Advisor for Africa.

Prior to that, Ms. Maggie Janes-Lucas oversaw the US Government-funded multi-million dollar five-year program "Sahel Collaboration and Communication (SCC)", and a multi-disciplinary team of advisors to address the challenges of collaboration, learning, and communication among peace/stability, health, and development and humanitarian actors in the Central Sahel. Her prior experience includes management and leadership roles with international non-profits, the United Nations, and the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

Ms. Maggie Janes-Lucas holds a Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University. She is an agile problem solver focused on addressing the major security and stability, economic, and natural resource challenges. She facilitates collaboration among stakeholders and inspires enthusiasm while leveraging resources for shared goals and solutions.

Ms. Maggie Janes-Lucas has over 20 years of experience leading the implementation of humanitarian, resilience, health peace, and stability programs and mentoring diverse, multi-cultural teams in the USA, Africa, and Central Asia. As a skilled and visionary leader, she supports solving complex organizational and contextual challenges in protracted crises, ensuring African leaders have the information and tools to deliver effective change and meet their priorities for stability, health, development, and economic prosperity.


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