Yuhashinee Kumaradev

Yuhashinee graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) degree in 2023 and is currently a Provisionally Registered Pharmacist in Malaysia. She has been actively involved in the CPA since the summer of 2022 and 2023, which has provided her with the opportunity to undertake projects aligned with her interests. Besides her keen focus on antimicrobial […]

Bernard T.Makala

Mr. Bernard Makala is a results-oriented pharmacist with over fifteen years of experience in pharmacotherapeutics and project leadership. Blend with his technical experiences and expertise in Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS), Mr. Makala serves as the AMS Technical Advisor for the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association’s Surveillance and Prescribing Support for Antimicrobial Stewardship Resource Capacity Building (SPARC), across 22 […]

Charles Mwanje

Charles is a certified global health program manager, researcher, social scientist and a Master of Public Health candidate at the University of Manchester. He has extensive experience in evidence-based public health (including digital health) program development, implementation, and research in LMICs. His strengths lie in organizational skills, effective communication, and adeptness at navigating complex challenges, […]

Zoraida Colorado

Zora, with a decade’s experience in programme management, excels in strategic planning and leadership in healthcare. Now at the Commonwealth Pharmacist Association, she leads the CPA-Novartis CPD Programme, enhancing pharmacists’ development in critical health areas. Her role involves managing collaborations, overseeing educational content and financial management, and expanding CPD access.

Linda Tyler

Linda joined the CPA team in July 2023 bringing with her over 35 years of experience in finance and admin roles gained across various sectors including retail, property, charity, and healthcare. Based in the UK, Linda aims to work alongside the wider CPA team to support them with finance and administrative activities and to help […]

Sarah Emerson

Sarah trained as a pharmacist in the UK before moving into a number of public health policyroles in Aotearoa New Zealand, focusing on areas including immunisation, Pacific health andsexually transmitted and blood borne infections. She has a specific interest in creating moreinclusive and equitable healthcare systems, and advocating for the role that pharmacists canplay in […]

Maxencia Nabiryo

Maxencia Nabiryo is a public health practitioner with extensive experience in implementing and managing health interventions. She spearheaded delivery of international research in health programmes at the Makerere University in Uganda. She facilitated the identification and recognition of community-based health innovations through the World Health Organization’s Social Innovation in Health Initiative. Maxencia is currently a Programme […]

Gloria Tumukunde

Gloria is a projects and membership administrator at the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association with a 4 years work experience supporting health systems strengthening and research projects and is responsible for managing and coordinating the administrative aspects of membership and engagement activities including performing member enrollment and reporting activities, analyzing data from the Continuous Professional Development-CPD platform […]

Chiko Savieli

A clinical pharmacist and NHS Leadership Academy alumni with over 20 years of experience leading and developing teams to deliver patient-centred care in hospital settings in the UK and Malawi. She brings her expertise in clinical pharmacy skills training and leadership to the development of CPD courses and leadership programmes at CPA. She coordinates course […]

Victoria Rutter

Picture of Victoria Rutter, Executive Director of the CPA

Victoria is a qualified pharmacist and a tenacious leader! She has an extensive portfolio of practice spanning many sectors and countries and is widely recognised for her work at a global level. Victoria became the first executive director of the CPA in April 2016. She has built a strong team, redefined the charity’s mission and […]