Siddharth Srivastava, M.Sc. Operational Research, is a health financing specialist in the “Health Economics and Financing Group” of the Swiss Centre for International Health. He is providing technical support to design and implementation as well as research on health insurance projects in Tanzania, Nepal and Cameroon. He is also leading the Swiss TPH team’s effort towards making the Insurance Management Information System (IMIS) open source. Additionally he teaches MSc. and MBA modules on health insurance and health financing topics at the Institute. In the past he has worked extensively on various aspects of design, implementation, research and advocacy for pro poor health insurance systems. His main areas of work have been process design, baseline studies, data analysis, health insurance product pricing, design and implementation of Management Information Systems (MIS), Monitoring and Evaluation, capacity building (on process, MIS and sensitization efforts), designing marketing strategies for informal sector, design and implementation of Knowledge Management System, performance management and various aspects of fundraising. His country experience (primarily Asia and Africa) spans across Cambodia, Cameroon, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Tanzania and Kenya.