MEL Specialist II
Simon Hiltebeitel is the EnCompass MEL Specialist for the voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) EQA/CQI team on the USAID-funded AIDSFree Project. He has experience creating and supporting monitoring plans and systems for HIV/AIDS, maternal and newborn health, injection safety, gender, nutrition, community health, febrile illness, tuberculosis, vulnerable children, and family planning projects in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Simon has worked on a number of evaluations in technical areas including maternal and newborn care, HIV/AIDS, vulnerable children, and alcohol and tobacco control. He enjoys creating data visualizations and working with colleagues to clearly communicate project results.
Simon was a Peace Corps volunteer in Russia, working as an English teacher in primary and secondary schools. Simon holds an Master's degree in European and Eurasian Studies from the George Washington University, with a focus on international development.