CTA staff

Meet our staff per department

CTA employs around 60 people from different ACP and EU countries, including Belgium, Benin, Bulgaria, Cabo Verde, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Malawi, Portugal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Trinidad and Tobago, Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom. 


Michael Hailu

Deborah Kleinbussink
Executive Assistant Director's Office / Board Secretary

Mona Regad
Administrative and Research Assistant Director’s Office

Seema Shahi
Financial Control Officer


Brussels Office

Isolina Boto
Manager of Brussels Office

Lebo Mofolo
Jr. Progr. Assoc Policy Development Briefings

Angeles Salvador
Project Assistant (Wageningen Office)


Policies, Markets and ICTs (PMI) programme

Marc van Ameringen 
Manager Policies, Markets & ICT Programme (acting)

Judith Francis
Sr Programme Coordinator S&T Policy

Giacomo Rambaldi
Sr Programme Coordinator ICT

Oluyede Ajayi
Sr Programme Coordinator ARD Policy

Vincent Fautrel
Sr Programme Coordinator Ag Value Chains

Chris Addison
Sr Programme Coordinator Data4Ag

Ken Lohento
Programme Coordinator ICT

Benjamin Addom
Programme Coordinator ICT

Armelle Degrave
Assoc Prog Coordinator PMI

Marion van Boven
Project Assistant

Merche Rodriguez
Project Assistant

Sabdiyo Dido Bashuna
Sr Technical Advisor Value Chains and Agribusiness

Nicola Francesconi
Sr Technical Advisor Coop Agribusiness Dev

Chipo Msengezi
Project Coord GODAN Action

Emil Jejov
Op Mgmt/M&E Officer Project Pacific Islands

Mariam Kadzamira
Jr Prog Assoc Climate Change

Carol Kakooza
Jr. Prog Assoc ICT4Ag G4AW Project

Arnoldine Stals
Project Assistant

Marc Ghislain Bappa Se
Intern ICT4Ag


Knowledge Management and Communication (KMC) programme

Thierry Doudet
Manager Knowledge Mgt & Communication Programme

Stéphane Gambier
Sr Programme Coordinator Communication

Krishan Bheenick
Sr Programme Coordinator Knowledge Mgt

Bertil Videt
Programme Coordinator Marketing & Communication

Murielle Vandreck
Programme Coordinator Publications

Thierry Lewyllie
Programme Coordinator Web

Anne Legroscollard
Assoc Prog Coordinator Communication

Olivier Hersperger
Assoc Prog Coordinator - Web Content Management

Jorge Chávez-Tafúr
Assoc Prog Coordinator KM – Exp Cap project 

Mirjam Bos
Administrative Assistant

Evelyne Kort-Nerincx
Administrative Assistant Part-time

Gabriela Bahre
Data Assistant Part-time

Husna Yagoub
Data Assistant

Christel Kenou
Data Communication Intern


Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation (LME) unit

Ibrahim Khadar
Manager Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation Unit 

Tarikua Woldetsadick
Assoc Prog Coordinator LME and Gender Focal Point 

Raya Dekkers
Administrative Assistant


Corporate Services

Pascal Deleu
Corporate Services Manager (acting)
HR Officer

Christine Webster
Sr Procurement and Grants Officer

Christèle Coutureau
HR Associate

Julia Nijhof
HR Assistant

Aurélie Reynier
Administrative Assistant 

Louis Kolkman
IT Technician

Peter Albers
Deputy for accounting and budgeting

Serge Adolph
Account Payable Assistant 

Marco van Maurik
Account Payable Assistant 

Ellen van Dijk
Account Payable Assistant (temporary)

Manuela van Betuw

Ad Biemans

Thomas Mendo Essiane
Messenger / Driver