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Our AfricaTeam

BirdLife Africa has an international team of permanent staff responsible for conservation, science, policy, advocacy, capacity building, fundraising, communications, finance and administration supporting the 26 African BirdLife Partners.


Nairobi Office

Paul Kariuki Ndang’ang’a
Regional Director for Africa
Ken Mwathe
Policy & Communications Coordinator
Lewis Kihumba
Communications Manager
Alex Ngari
Migratory Birds and Flyways Programme Manager
Maminiaina Rasamoelina
Africa Forest Coordinator
Lovelater Sebele
Senior Vulture Conservation Officer – Southern Africa
Jacob Milia Tukai
Senior Vulture Conservation Officer
Emmanuel Wanyama
Senior Finance & Administration Officer
Dalphine Adre
Finance Unit Coordinator
Dennis Kibera
Finance Officer
Antoinette Otieno
Administration Unit Coordinator
Rosemary Ombima
Office Assistant
Liz Auton
Fundraising Consultant Based in the Netherlands

West Africa Sub regional Office – Dakar, Senegal

Jean-Baptiste Deffontaines
West Africa Sub-Regional Office Head
Geoffroy Citegetse
East Atlantic Flyway Initiative Manager
Ahmed Diame
Bycatch Project Manager
Lucia Way- Bricault
Fundraising and Development Officer for West Africa
Fatim Diop
Admin Intern
Yvette Diallo, PhD
EAFI-GGW Intern


São Tomé and Príncipe Project Office

Roger Pires
Finance and Admin Officer
Agostinho Fernandes
Policy and Advocacy Manager
Marion Tafani
Technical Advisor
Marquinha Martins
Field Officer
Litoney Oliviera
Principe Project Officer
Vânia Trovoada
Communications Officer
Victor Jiménez
Communications Assistant

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