Senior Leadership

Elizabeth H. Bradley, PhD

Faculty Director

Elizabeth H. Bradley, PhD, the Brady-Johnson Professor of Grand Strategy and Faculty Director of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, is renowned internationally for her work on health system design and large-scale implementation of efforts to improve management capacity in health care delivery within the US and abroad. Dr. Bradley has several health system strengthening projects in international settings including China, Ethiopia, India, Liberia, Rwanda, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Dr. Bradley is the recipient of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant that developed a novel framework of diffusion, dissemination, and widespread take up of health innovations, and she leads the Yale African Women’s Forum for Strategic Impact. Professor Bradley has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers and has co-authored three books, most recently “The American Healthcare Paradox: Why Spending More Is Getting Us Less.“ Dr. Bradley is also Head of Branford College at Yale.  Dr. Bradley has a BA from Harvard, an MBA from the University of Chicago, and a PhD from Yale University in health economics and health policy.

Michael Skonieczny

Executive Director

Mike Skonieczny is Executive Director of GHLI and Director of Practice, Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy. Mr. Skonieczny was the director of public policy for Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, where he led the organization’s advocacy efforts focused on expanding U.S. financial support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Prior to Friends, he was a senior public policy officer at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, where he focused on global AIDS funding, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, pediatric treatment and related issues. Mr. Skonieczny was also a legislative assistant to Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT), staffing her on appropriations and health-related issues. He has a B.A. from the Pennsylvania State University and an M.P.A. from George Washington University.

Jeannie Mantopoulos

Director of Field Programs

Jeannie Mantopoulos is Director of Field Programs for Yale’s Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI). She is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of GHLI’s research and education programs. Ms. Mantopoulos oversees programs in Ethiopia, Rwanda, China, South Africa, the U.K. and the U.S. Prior to joining GHLI in 2008, Ms. Mantopoulos gained experience at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She received her B.A. from CUNY Honors College and her M.P.H. from the Yale School of Public Health.