Tom Nicholson is Executive Director of Advance Access and Delivery. Until October 2021, he was Associate in Research at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, at the Duke Center for International Development. He served on the Board of Directors for the Global Health Council in Washington, D.C., from 2018 to 2020.
Nicholson worked as a project manager and director at Partners in Health for seven years prior, mostly in the former Soviet Union and Rwanda. His work focused primarily on tuberculosis programs, and on health infrastructure strengthening that is patient centered, flexible, and community-based. He was previously an International Development Policy Fellow at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, studied government and post-soviet studies at Indiana University-Bloomington, and was a Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School.