Staff Spotlight: Sejal Mistry

Sejal Mistry is the Regional Director of ACCESS Health Southeast Asia and recently celebrated five years with the organization. She has been the driving force behind building the Southeast Asia office’s successful health financing consulting and advisory practice and brings a diverse, international background to the role.                

Sejal began her career at the US National Institutes of Health, first as a researcher, then as a policy advisor. Much of her education and work experience was focused the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. She studied antiretroviral treatment in South Africa and joined the U.S. PEPFAR initiative. Later, she moved to South Korea and worked for the government as a Senior International Health Advisor on health financing and strategic purchasing. This experience set the foundation for her work on health financing and UHC at ACCESS Health International.  

Sejal is passionate about healthcare policy at national and international levels and enjoys the “intellectual excitement of being at the forefront of some really unique ideas and approaches” working at ACCESS Health International. She is also grateful to work with smart, dedicated, and caring people, and we are grateful to benefit from her talents.