Stefan Nachuk

Former Associate Director, Foundation Initiatives

Stefan Nachuk joined the Rockefeller Foundation in 2007.  As a former Associate Director, Mr Nachuk provided strategic leadership and guides efforts focused on transformation of health systems in developing countries. He also promoted the creation of concrete models of climate resilience in Asia.

Prior to joining the Rockefeller Foundation, Mr. Nachuk was a Senior Poverty Specialist with the World Bank, based in Indonesia, where he focused on poverty analytics, service provision, local governance, and sub-national investment climates.

Mr. Nachuk received a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, and a master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Authored Content

  • Mar 14 2015
    Blog Post Taking Stock: Assessing Urban Resilience Efforts The example of how the people of Can Tho developed a salinity monitoring project highlights some of the broader changes that have taken place across many of the ten cities in the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) since 2009. A combination of engagement processes, analytical studies, and the undertaking of a first generation […] Stefan Nachuk
  • Jun 23 2014
    Blog Post The Essential Ingredients to Universal Health Coverage In Ten (Plus One) Things to Think About When Planning and Implementing Universal Health Coverage, Robert and I highlighted several points on the necessary pre-conditions for universal health coverage (UHC), the challenges that many regions often face, and how networks like the Joint Learning Network—supported by The Rockefeller Foundation—can help country-level progress towards UHC. The […] Stefan Nachuk
  • Jun 11 2014
    Blog Post Ten (Plus One) Things to Think About When Planning and Implementing Universal Health Coverage In a previous post, I wrote about the Seven Things You Should Know About Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Here’s another post digging deeper into the “how to” of making reforms happen, which list considerations critical to the planning, implementation, and measurement of UHC. Essential Ingredients: Three necessary preconditions for UHC Political commitment and will: Universal health […] Robert Marten, Stefan Nachuk
  • May 05 2014
    Blog Post How to Better Share Knowledge Between Countries Moving Towards UHC Over the past four years, the Joint Learning Network (JLN) partners have experimented with a number of different approaches to build community, learn, and share practical knowledge between countries. One signature approach of the JLN community is “knowledge co-production,” a blend of structured and unstructured approaches that enables a learning community to identify the best […] Stefan Nachuk
  • Aug 08 2013
    Blog Post Innovation and Risk Management in Asia The Rockefeller Foundation has been working in Asia for nearly 100 years, and has undertaken a broad portfolio of philanthropic work, with a strong historical focus on health and agriculture. This has enabled the Foundation to develop a strong organizational DNA regarding what works, when risks are worth taking, and how to mitigate them. Foundations […] Stefan Nachuk