Colin Ward is a senior associate of policy and evaluation at FasterCures. He focuses on supporting coalition-building with government stakeholders to advance the FasterCures vision for biomedical innovation. Through projects like Rx for Innovation, he synthesizes themes from key opinion leaders and works with the policy team to translate them into actionable recommendations for the President’s administration and members of Congress. Ward joined FasterCures after two years with Huron Consulting Group, where he spent time in diverse patient care settings observing and evaluating provider-patient-payer interactions at the operations and system levels. Ward received a bachelor of science degree from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health with a major in health policy and management. Ward’s time at Gillings included varied internship and research engagements, including authoring a report on malaria elimination with the International Organization for Migration in Geneva and working on health system capacity-building with the Ministry of Health of El Salvador.