Bogdan Chazan, Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, has been appointed as Medical Director of MaterCare as of January 1, 2020.
Professor Bogdan is an obstetrician from Warsaw, former deputy head of the National Research Institute for Mother and Child, former national consultant in obstetrics and gynecology, member of the Government Population Commission in Poland. From 2004 to 2014 he served as Director of the Holy Family Hospital in Warsaw. Most recently he has been appointed to a team by the Minister of Health Konstanty Radziwiłł to develop new standards of perinatal care.
Simon Walley, BA, MCPM, has been employed with MaterCare International since 2000, beginning as Public Engagement Coordinator responsible for promoting MaterCare and its projects related to maternal health in developing countries. Over the years, his responsibilities included fundraising, public awareness, volunteer coordination, initiating, editing and producing resource material, organizing international conferences and preparing national and international proposals and budgets.
I started working at MaterCare in September 2003 as administrative assistant to the Executive Director. Since 2009 I have been responsible for all aspects of the accounting department at MaterCare processing donations, ensuring charitable tax receipts are issued according to CRA regulations as well as receiving, transferring and overseeing funds for our projects, most recently our Project Isiolo in Kenya.