Louis is an experienced innovation consultant working in the humanitarian and development sectors and is the Co-Founder of Outsight International. He has a wide range of experience covering development, health, innovation, technology and research. Having worked in DRC, Zambia and India with Medecins Sans Frontières as well as with other NGOs, he is well acquainted with the practical realities of delivering effective innovations to the field, in the long and short term.
In recent years, he has been consulting with a range of humanitarian organisations, universities and companies to improve innovation processes and outcomes. In particular, this has included managing projects focused on improving healthcare provision in hard-to-reach contexts through new technologies. He is an experienced facilitator and has been closely involved in efforts to improve collaborations between the non-profit, academic and commercial sectors in recent years. He also has worked in humanitarian monitoring and evaluation of innovation initiatives, as well as utilising human-centered design methodologies. Before this, previous roles included government, tech, business and research sectors.
He is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, and received his MSc in Global Health from the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. His BA (Hons) in International Politics is from Warwick University, UK.