Get to know Bakary

Bakary is Liberia country director for Last Mile Health, which works to provide quality healthcare for people in the most remote communities worldwide. A native of Ivory Coast, Bakary brings more than 20 years of experience in international development and program management. He has managed complex global health, livelihood, and emergency programs, providing technical leadership and strategic direction in Liberia, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Palestine, South Africa, and Guyana. Prior to joining Last Mile Health, he served as the Chief of Party for Project Concern International in Liberia where he managed two projects totaling $7 million during the response to the Ebola epidemic. His passion for community-based work was sparked by his time spent as a Peace Corps Volunteer in East Timor, where he provided technical support to the Ministry of Health. He holds a Masters in Sustainable Development from SIT Graduate Institute and a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology from New York Institute of Technology.