Lenio’s experience is primarily in managing health programmes and in public health advocacy and policy in developing countries and in Greece.
From October 2015, Lenio worked with a large Greek NGO, PRAKSIS, initially as the field coordinator of a refugee crisis response team on the Greek islands, and then as the health programmes coordinator in Athens, managing all health programmes and medical activities of the NGO and working for the improvement of health services for vulnerable populations.
Lenio has also worked as a policy coordinator with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in Sierra Leone. In 2010-2014, Lenio worked with Malaria Consortium, including as a regional communications specialist, working in Mozambique, Uganda, and internationally to advocate for increased support for innovative community based interventions to reduce childhood mortality.
Lenio holds a BSc in Psychology from University College London and an MSc in Public Health in Developing Countries from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Areas of expertise
- Public health in low and middle income countries
- Advocacy and stakeholder engagement for public health policy
- Community based interventions for improving child health in low income settings
- Migrant and refugee health in Greece
- Health systems strengthening
|2016-17||Health Programmes Coordinator, PRAKSIS|
|2016||Policy Coordinator, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)|
|2015-16||Field Coordinator, PRAKSIS|
|2014-15||MSc Public Health in Developing Countries, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine|
|2012-14||Africa Regional Communications Specialist- Malaria Consortium|
|2010-12||Communications Officer, Malaria Consortium|
|2005-09||BSc Psychology, UCL|