<p> Dr Manning has more than 20 years of diverse work experience in numerous capacities and many countries. He has been a practicing medical officer and leader in the Royal Air Force, including deployment in areas of conflict. He has been an international consultant advising governments and other authorities on health system reform and primary health care development. For the past 13 years, Dr Manning has served as Director of International Development for the Royal College of General Practitioners, in the United Kingdom. </p>