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Staff

AWEPA’s President Minister of State Ms. Miet Smet (front row, second from left) with the AWEPA Management team (from top left to right) Mr. Theo Kralt, Chief Administrative Officer; Mr. John McKendy, Director Programme Development; and Dr. Jeff Balch Director Research and Evaluation; (from bottom left to right) Ms. Jessica Longwe, Director Partner Relations and Ms. Marion Verweij, Head of President's Office and Communications Department. (Rome, 28 September 2012)

AWEPA’s President Minister of State Ms. Miet Smet (front row, second from left) with the AWEPA Management team (from top left to right) Mr. Theo Kralt, Chief Administrative Officer; Mr. John McKendy, Director Programme Development; and Dr. Jeff Balch Director Research and Evaluation; (from bottom left to right) Ms. Jessica Longwe, Director Partner Relations and Ms. Marion Verweij, Head of President's Office and Communications Department. (Rome, 28 September 2012)

AWEPA has staff in offices in Africa and Europe, with its headquarters located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. A second European office is situated in Brussels, Belgium. In Africa there are two regional offices: in South Africa and Kenya, and seven local offices: Mozambique, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, the DRC and Southern Sudan.

The Netherlands Office (Headquarters)

Mr. Theo Kralt, Chief Administrative Officer
Dr. Jeff Balch, Director Research and Evaluation
Mr. John McKendy, Director Programme Development
Ms. Marion Verweij, Head of President’s Office
and Communications Department

Communications Department

Ms. Marion Girard Cisneros, Communications Officer
Ms. Florence Hodesdon, Communications Intern
Mr. Anton Miselaytes, Online Media Intern

Finance Department

Mr. Martin Smeding, Senior Financial Officer
Mr. Patrick Fruneaux, Financial IT Officer
Ms. Sahila El Fahsi, Financial Officer
Ms. Gul Mert, Junior Financial Officer

Human Resources

Ms. Martien Meenhorst, Human Resources Officer

Project Team

Ms. Liselot Bloemen, Programme Manager
Ms. Tatjana van den Ham, Programme Manager
Mr. Loic Whitmore, Programme Manager
Ms. Shelly Sayagh, Project Officer

Secretariat

Ms. Ambra Scaduti, Secretariat Coordinator and Project Assistant
Ms. Jackie Kaaria, Secretariat and Mozambique Programme Assistant
Ms. Maaike Agenant, Office Assistant

IT Department

Mr. Gert Vernhout, IT Officer
Mr. Ronald Borggreve, IT Assistant

Brussels Office

Mr. Clément Boutillier, Programme Manager
Mr. Patrick Luabeya, Programme Manager
Ms. Katrin Verstraete, Programme Manager
Ms. Cecilia Masellis, Project Support Officer

Burundi Office

Mr. Gérard Mfuranzima, Head of Office / AWEPA Representative
Ms. Angeline Nahimana, Project and Administrative OfficerDRC Office
Ms. Gertrude Bamba Makabi, Project Officer / AWEPA Representative

Mozambique Office

Mr. Alfredo Libombo Fernandes Tomás, Head of Office
Ms. Elisa Muianga, Deputy Head of Office
Ms. Amarilia Mutemba, AWEPA Representative
Ms. Kristen Heim, Process Manager internal capacity building
Ms. Zaida Maria de Pena Beete, Financial Officer
Ms. Alzira Muchanga, Programme Manager
Ms. Rosita Alberto, Project Officer
Ms. Telma Mahiquene, Project Assistant
Ms. Ivete Antonio Tivane, Office Attendant
Mr. José Matavele, Driver

South Africa Office

Ms. Jessica Longwe, Director Partner Relations
Ms. Alexandrina P. Wonani, Head of Office
Mr. Richard Kurt Pfaff, Project Officer

Southern Sudan Office

Ms. Kris Debref, Project Coordinator

Tanzania (EALA) Office

Ms. Tine Hemelings, Programme Manager
Ms. Geraldine Rwekaza, Programme Assistant

Uganda Office

Ms. Jeniffer Kwarisiima, Project Officer / AWEPA Representative