Nathan Perkins has a decade of international public health experience, and has worked with private foundations, industry, think tanks and governments across the world. He has worked across a range of critical health issues, including maternal, child and newborn health, malaria, non-communicable diseases, nutrition and humanitarian relief.

Prior to his work with the Torchlight Collective, Nathan worked for a New York based consulting firm, where he helped orchestrate a cross-industry collaborative effort in support of the Global Health Security Agenda; co-led the development of a Pan-African non-communicable disease program; and helped develop and facilitate the communications and advocacy strategy as the Secretariat for Saving Mothers, Giving Life, a public-private partnership to improve maternal health outcomes during pregnancy and child birth.

Nathan serves on the Board of Trustees for the Foundation of the Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, Maine. In support of the hospital, Nathan convenes a council of emerging business leaders, whose mission is to promote a model of wellness and social determinants of health within the Foundation’s strategic fundraising efforts. Nathan earned an M.Sc. in Global Health from Trinity College, Dublin, and holds a B.A. in International Development Studies from McGill University.