Program Officer

James Reid

James Reid is a Program Officer for the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Program. In this role, he leads the design and implementation of the global strategy to improve access to T1D care and insulin in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Prior to joining Helmsley, James worked at the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) where he managed grants, external partnerships, and strategy development to accelerate access to emerging HIV prevention products in LMICs. James has worked with multicultural teams and in remote settings across Latin America, Africa, and Asia, leading international cleft surgery missions with Operation Smile. Throughout his career, James has led employee resource groups and supported organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

James is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of Boston University, earning a B.A. in international relations. Outside of work, James enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, gardening, and traveling.