Trevor Peter is the Senior Scientific Director, Diagnostics at the Clinton Health Access Initiative. He is based in Botswana and is the Chair of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine. He has over 20 years experience in the fields of diagnostics, infectious diseases research and public health. He has supported the scale-up of HIV testing programs across over 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Caribbean and South America. Previously, he managed the Botswana HIV Reference Laboratory under the Botswana-Harvard School of Public Health Partnership and was involved in infectious disease epidemiology research programs. He was the recipient of the Life Ball Crystal of Hope award in 2009.