Esaie Kindombe is a Historical Anthropologist and Deputy Coordinator for Communication, Social Mobilisation and Community Involvement in the Randomised and Controlled Treatment of Ebola in North Kivu and Ituri. He is also a Researcher with the with the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB) Complex Morbidity Unit, and Consultant at The Mitchell Group-INC-NIH. He serves as Focal Point for the SoNar Global Network in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Esaie brings his expertise in in Communication, Social Mobilization and Community Engagement to the Ebola Data Platform Data Access Committee, utilising his experience in the socio-cultural aspects of the disease.