Brendan Hennessey is an Associate on the Grants and Contracts team, focusing primarily on the administration of WRI’s subgranting and procurement activities.

Prior to joining WRI Brendan worked for several years in grants and contracts management for global health and development programs at Jhpiego and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and has experience working with a wide variety of donors and implementing partners including USAID, the CDC, the UN and World Bank, GAVI, INGOs, private corporations and large private foundations.

Originally from Seattle, Brendan received his BA in Political Science and Law and Society from the University of British Columbia, and lives in Baltimore.