The Team

The work of the Birdlife Africa Partnership is supported by a Secretariat located in Nairobi, Kenya and regional offices based in Ghana, Senegal, Rwanda and Tanzania.


The BirdLife Africa Partnership Secretariat

  • Ademola Ajgabe

      Ademola Ajagbe

      Regional Director for Africa
  • Maaike Manten

    CEPF EAM RIT; Team manager


  • Paul Kariuki Ndang'ang'a

    Ag. Head of Conservation
  • Ken Mwathe

    Policy & Advocacy Coordinator
  • Jean Paul Ntungane 

    CEPF EAM RIT; Project Officer

  • Mercy Kariuki

    Project Officer

  • Dalphine Adre

    Finance Manager

  • Antoinette Otieno

    Senior Administration Officer

  • Alex Ngari

    Programme Manager; Migratory Birds and Flyways 

  • Wycliffe Kibet Kirui

    Finance Officer
  • Rose Ombima

    Office Assistant

  • Rebecca Okong'o


  • Providence Akayezu

    Project Manager; CRAGS II
  • François Phopho Kamano

    Project Officer


  • Thandiwe Chikomo

    Head, West Africa Sub-regional Office
    Team Leader; Capacity and Network Development
  • Oumar Ba 

    Intern, Bycatch Project


  • Geoffroy Citegetse

    Project Manager

  • Evans Siaw

    Finance & Administration Officer

  • Justine Dossa

    Project Manager
  • Dipali Mukherjee

    Capacity Development Officer


  • Blandine Melis

    Communications Officer; CMB Project
  • Jude Fuhnwi

    Senior Communications Officer

  • Dela Seshie

    CEPF GFWA RIT; Finance Officer


  • Mariana Carvalho

    CEPF GFWA RIT; Project Officer 
  • Ruth Akagu

    CEPF GFWA RIT; Project Officer


  • Miguel Lecoq

    Marine Policy & Advocacy Officer
  • Ruben Rochas

    Bycatch Instructor 


  • Ngone Diop - 

    Intern, Seabird Projects