G4 Alliance Executive Team

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daniel B. peterson, mba, cpa

Executive Director (Interim)

Daniel Peterson is a Principal Emeritus of ZS Associates, a global professional services firm which Dan joined as employee number four in 1984 and helped grow to a global firm of over 6000 employees in 25 offices in a dozen countries. ZS helps companies use data to make better decisions in sales, marketing and other fields, with deep experience in health care and other fields. Dan has served clients in 31 countries, and traveled to over 100 countries and territories.

Dan has a bachelor degree from Drake University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School. Dan is a certified public accountant and a private pilot, and resides in Glenview, Illinois.

Mira Meheš, MES, MBA

Operations Director

Ms. Mira Meheš guides operations for the G4 Alliance and supports the organization's mission of advocating for greater prioritization of safe and cost-effective surgical, obstetric, trauma, and anaesthesia care as part of universal health coverage. Mira brings experience coordinating research and programming in maternal and child health and surgical care at Johns Hopkins, where she worked on projects with the World Health Organization and with local partners in Ghana and Uganda.  She also worked with the Johns Hopkins Global Surgical Initiative to help advance global surgical care through research, training, programming, and policy-based initiatives. Mira coordinated the inaugural World Congress of Surgery, Obstetrics, Trauma and Anaesthesia (WCSOTA) in 2013, hosted by the government of Trinidad and Tobago, in collaboration with the International College of Surgeons (ICS), the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA), and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM). 

Mira holds an MBA from The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School where she focused on social entrepreneurship as a means of combining innovation, sustainability and market-based strategies to address public health issues.  She also has a background in public and community health, working in the field of HIV/AIDS, women’s health and policy.  Previously, Mira consulted for Public Health Canada and for Women’s Health in Women’s Hands, an NGO with Special Consultative Status to the UN Economic and Social Council.