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Our team

BirdLife Africa has an international team of permanent staff responsible for conservation, science, policy, advocacy, capacity building, fundraising, communications, finance and administration supporting the 25 African BirdLife Partners.


Nairobi Office

Paul Kariuki Ndang’ang’a
Ag. 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
Salisha Chandra
Vulture Conservation Coordinator – Africa
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
Alfonso Hernandez Ríos
West Africa Marine Conservation Programme Coordinator
Ahmed Diame
Bycatch Project Manager
Ngone Diop
Coastal Seabirds Project Officer
Oumar Ba
Bycatch Instructor
Hortension Lima
Bycatch Instructor
Mame Betty Diouf
Bycatch Project Officer
Fallou Kebe
Finance Officer
Elena Serra
Communications Officer
Lucia Way- Bricault
Fundraising and Development Officer for West Africa
Serigne Saliou Ndione
Communications Intern
Fatim Diop
Admin Intern
Yvette Diallo, PhD
EAFI-GGW Intern

Accra Project Office

Ruth Akagu
Small Grants Manager for CEPF Regional Implementation Team
Emmanuelle Mahe
Sub Regional Project Officer for CEPF Regional Implementation Team

São Tomé and Príncipe Project Office

Julie Courret
Head of Projects Office
Roger Pires
Finance and Admin Officer
Marion Tafani
Technical Advisor
Marquinha Martins
Field Officer
Litoney Oliviera
Principe Project Officer
Mariana Bastos Carvalho
Team Leader for CEPF (Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund)
Vânia Trovoada
Communications Officer, Sao Tome and Principe
Victor Jiménez
São Tomé & Príncipe Communications Assistant

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