Airplane Pilot since 1997 (French National Civil Aviation), Anthony Billaud then successively graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) to International School of Social Sciences (ISSS – Finland) and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) of Paris. Doctor (Ph.D.) in Socio-economic, he has more than 15 years of experience in International development and Cooperation in resource-limited countries, with a specialization in Public Health and Environmental issues.
He has been working both for governmental agencies (WHO, UNICEF, Unitaid, E.U., Ministries, IRD, ACDI, AFD, ADEME, Enabel, LuxDev…) and for non governmental agencies (Médecins Sans Frontières, ALIMA, ACF…) as program manager, director, consultant and international expert. Global performance of Health System (Access, Quality, Efficiency, Equity, Sustainability, lay-expert integration), Social Policy analysis and Environmental measure impact (Carbon foot print, …) are the core of his expertise.
Despite several missions in Canada, Finland and France, Anthony Billaud mainly worked in West Africa (Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Guinea, Benin, Nigeria), Central Africa (Burundi, Congo, DRC), Southern Africa (Malawi, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa), Eastern Africa (Comoros and Ethiopia) and Northern Africa (Tunisia and Morocco).
He is also teaching in several Universities in France, Mali and Senegal, on Public Laws, Health economic and Public health project management. He published several scientific articles and book chapters on his researches.