As a native Washingtonian, Bonnie Ohri has had an extensive career in public service focused on designing, implementing, and managing programs for marginalized communities. She has a strong background in primary care service delivery, health care policy, and communication/dissemination strategy. She was a Deputy Director at two agencies within the Department of Health & Human Services where she managed patient safety and quality improvement in health services delivery projects and then provided oversight on the Health Center Program with the mission of providing healthcare to vulnerable populations.
Prior to this role, she worked as a senior policy advisor at USAID on emerging health issues in Europe and Eurasia, including an assignment in Russia; at the Office of Management and Budget on budgetary policy; at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on compliance and regulatory oversight; and at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce representing U.S. banking industry clients.
After moving to Hong Kong in 2019, she pivoted her career towards the non-profit industry: she became an Advisor to MindHK on mental health issues surrounding the protests in Hong Kong and then a Project Director/Supervisor at OneSky For all Children overseeing maternal and child issues; at the same time, she joined Women in Finance Asia as the Executive Director and Board Member, and is also a Board Member of the Institute for the Advancement of Women’s Health.
Bonnie is a management consultant for Management Solutions Consulting Group (MSCG) where she provides technical assistance on health care projects and coaching on government contracts. Bonnie holds a BA (Economics) from McGill University and a MSc. (Economics) from the London School of Economics.