Our People

GARC has a dedicated team of people working across the world to support national and international efforts to eliminate rabies.

  • US Board

    US Board

    Louis Nel headshot

    Prof. Louis Nel

    Executive Director, Global Alliance for Rabies Control

    Professor Nel has established a world-renowned research program at the University of Pretoria, focused on a better understanding of the rabies virus and other lyssaviruses, towards improved treatment and control of rabies. He has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals and books. Professor Nel is a permanent member of the World Health Organization (WHO) expert advisory panel on rabies and served as Chair for a recent WHO Expert Consultation on Rabies. He was also on the steering committee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation/ WHO rabies control programs (2009-date), and rabies committees of the OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health).

    Dan Hoffman

    Mr. Daniel S Hoffman

    Accountant, Pottberg, Gassman & Hoffman Chartered

    Dan Hoffman is a Certified Public Accountant and an owner of the firm Pottberg, Gassman & Hoffman Chartered. He specializes in corporate, individual and trust taxes, also providing services related to accounting software and business management. He is a graduate of Kansas State University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as being involved in the community and volunteer activities in Manhattan.

    Andrew Huszar

    Mr. Andrew Huszar

    Senior Fellow, Rutgers University Business School

    Mr Andrew Huszar is a senior fellow at Rutgers University Business School. Until June 2012, he was a Managing Director and U.S. Head of OTC Derivatives Client Clearing for Morgan Stanley. Previously, Andrew managed the $1.25 Trillion Agency MBS Purchase Program for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and was a senior vice president at RBS Greenwich Capital and co-head of the Transaction Advisory Group.

  • Our team

    Our team

    Executive Director: Prof. Louis Nel
    Chief Operating Officer: Mr. Kim Doyle
    Asia representative: Dr. Sarah Jayme
    Public Health Research Officer: Ms. Chari Amparo
    Technical Lead, Rabies: Dr. Andre Coetzer
    Technical Lead, Rabies: Dr. Terence Peter Scott
    Outreach Manager: Ms. Kerenza Kathleen Vlastou
    Finance Manager for Asia: Ms. Adelina Agustin Atienza
    Community Education Officer: Ms. Eunice Charis B. Mendoza