Our team

Senior Leadership Team

Dr Faith Mwangi-Powell

  • Chief Executive Officer

Rita Soares

  • Director of Learning and Impact

Akila Lingham

  • Director of Operations and Finance

Asia team

Bimal Kumar Jha

  • Operations Coordinator – Asia

Shristi Kolakshyapati

  • Senior Officer for Regional Partnerships and Impact for Asia

Shreya Ghosh

  • Head of Asia Engagement

Africa Team

Nerida Nthamburi

  • Head of Africa Engagement

Noleen Sang

  • Coordinator, Africa Team

Mundia Situmbeko

  • Africa Engagement Officer

Mercy Okeke

  • Senior Project Officer, Gender-Transformative Approaches

Peace Namayanja

  • Partnership and Impact Manager

Fatou Gueye Ndir

  • Senior Regional Engagement and Advocacy Officer

Latin America And The Caribbean

Gabriela Garcia

  • Senior Officer - Membership Engagement and Learning for Impact LAC

Alma Burciaga González

  • Head of Latin America and the Caribbean Engagement

Mariell Gutierrez Herrera

  • Communications Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean

Marcela Lopez

  • Advocacy Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean

Learning and Partnership Development Team

Lara Van Kouterik

  • Head of Learning and Partnership Development

Emma Pearce

  • Senior Officer for Partnership & Learning

Jacky Repila

  • Senior Gender Officer

Jean Casey

  • Research and Humanitarian Manager

Rachael Hongo

  • Senior Data, Evidence and Policy Officer

Membership Operations

Jessica Black

  • Member Engagement Associate

Impact Delivery team

Laia Surrallés

  • Senior Coordinator - Outreach and Events

Purity Nduyoh

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning for Impact Manager

Jis Jose

  • Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning for Impact Officer

Communications Team

Emma Sadd (she/her)

  • Senior Publications Officer (acting)

Gabriela Zavaley

  • Communications Associate

Zoe Griffiths

  • Communications Manager

Policy & Advocacy

Georgiana Epure

  • Senior Advocacy and Campaigns Officer

Sophia Lane

  • Advocacy and Campaigns Officer

Development and Outreach

Michelle Wisson Clements

  • On Maternity Leave Head of Development and Outreach

Hannah Robinson (she/her)

  • Senior Development and Outreach Officer

Alex Gatenby

  • Development and Outreach Associate

Kate Whittington-Smith

  • Interim Head of Development and Outreach

Operations Team

Charlotte Janiszewski

  • Operations Coordinator

David Ramsey

  • Senior Operations Coordinator

Katya Stokes

  • Executive Associate

Shanaz Syeda

  • HR and Operations Manager

Finance Team

Ally Greenberg

  • Head of Finance

Vimbai Ndume

  • Finance Officer

Bornface Onyango

  • Senior Finance and Grants Officer


Dr. Peggie Inyang

  • Global Safeguarding Manager

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