John Durgavich is a senior technical advisor on the Forecasting and Supply Planning Team working for Chemonics on the Global Health Supply Chain-Procurement and Supply Management project (GHSC-PSM). He is also a founding member of the International Association for Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL). He has been a key technical resource for the development and deployment of the Quantification Analytics Tool (QAT), 2019 – 2023 and the team lead for the development of PipeLine (1999 – 2003) and a variety of supply chain management tools. He has served as the team lead for the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition Systems Strengthening Working Group (2021-2023) and held the position of country team leader for the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT for India and Yemen (2013 – 2016). He also served for four years as the Nigeria deputy director for the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT (2009 – 2013) and fulfilled a variety of other roles on other projects for John Snow, Inc. (1990 – 2019).
For more than twenty-five years he has worked primarily with programmes supporting HIV & AIDS, Reproductive Health and Malaria on logistics systems assessment, monitoring and improvement as well as on forecasting and supply planning. While most of his professional experience has been with USAID projects, he has also developed and worked for projects funded by UNFPA, UNICEF and other international non-governmental organisations. He is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Mauritania 1987-1989) and a graduate of the University of Virginia.