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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 27 African BirdLife Partners.

Nairobi, Kenya Office

Paul Kariuki Ndang’ang’a
Regional Director for Africa
Ken Mwathe
Policy, Climate and Communications Coordinator
Lewis Kihumba
Communications Manager
Alex Ngari
Migratory Birds and Flyways Programme Manager
Fadzai Matsvimbo
Preventing Extinctions Programme Coordinator
Lovelater Sebele
Senior Vulture Conservation Officer – Southern Africa
Vincent Onyango
Senior Vulture Conservation Officer
Tabea Zwimpfer
Africa Marine Coordinator
Fred Barasa
IBA-KBA Officer
Hilda Kamau
Administrative Officer
Dalphine Adre
Finance Unit Coordinator
Herbert Tsuma
Finance Officer
Samuel Moenga
Finance Assistant
Antoinette Otieno
Administration Unit Coordinator
Rosemary Ombima
Office Assistant
Liz Auton
Fundraising Consultant Based in the Netherlands
Daniel Mawioo
Full Stack Developer

West Africa Sub regional Office – Dakar, Senegal

Jean-Baptiste Deffontaines
Deputy Director for Africa
Fatim Diop
Administration Officer
Tharcisse Ukizintambara
Partnership and Capacity Development Coordinator
Geoffroy Citegetse
East Atlantic Flyway Initiative Manager
Ahmed Diame
Sustainable Fisheries & Bycatch Reduction Manager
Iderlindo Santos
Cape Verde Projects Manager
Suzan Temba
Finance Officer
Lucia Way-Bricault
Development Manager for West Africa
Djibrill Diallo
GGW Biodiversity Mainstreaming Officer

São Tomé and Príncipe Project Office

Agostinho Fernandes
Head of Projects Office, Sao Tome and Principe
Roger Pires
Administration and Finance Manager
Heulla Afonso
Administration and Procurement Officer
Barbara Campos
Programme Manager
Marquinha Martins
Sustainable Finance and Biodiversity Mainstreaming officer
Abigail Varela
Conservation Officer
Litoney Oliviera
Principe Project Officer
Maria Da Conceição Neves
Sao Tome Project Officer
Vânia Trovoada
Communications Officer
Victor Jiménez
Communications Assistant

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