Dr. Hackett served as Country Director in Burkina Faso from July 2014 to April 2017, and has been Country Director in Rwanda since May 2017. His areas of expertise include public health, capacity building, disease surveillance, statistical analysis, monitoring and evaluation, data management, GIS, international development, public/private partnerships, project management, climate change adaptation, environmental policy, adaptive water resource management, and biological and ecological monitoring. He has worked as a senior executive, project manager, environmental consultant, public health advisor, and water resource engineer.
As Vice President of Janicki Environmental, Inc., he was an integral member of a team of professionals who provided statistically defensible, science-based solutions to complex environmental and water resource issues for local, state and federal agencies. The common thread to Dr. Hackett’s experience is the quantitative analysis of data to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of project activities, thus exceeding the expectations of donors and clients.