Our People

APOPO’s dedicated team is made up of experts from all backgrounds who bring a diverse and progressive element to our work.
 Here’s who we are:

Management Team

Christophe Cox

CEO & Co-Founder (More)

Håvard Bach

Head of Mine Action (More)

Dr. Lena Fiebig

Head of Tuberculosis (More)

Dr. Cindy Fast

Head of Training & Behavioral Research (More)

Abdullah Ramadhani

Training Manager (More)

Paul McCarthy

Program Manager MA Cambodia (More)

TeKimiti Gilbert

Program Manager MA Colombia (More)

Alessandra Broli

Program Manager MA Zimbabwe (More)

Lordes Paulino Zavale

Tecnical Advisor Zimbabwe (More)

Dr. Georgies Mgode

Program Manager TB Tanzania (More)

Haruni Ramadhani

Trainer Supervisor (More)

Joseph Soka

Medical Officer (More)

Dr. Emilio Valverde

Program Manager TB Mozambique (More)

Cleide Mondlane

Administrative and Financial Officer Mozambique (More)

Dr. Negussie Beyene

Program Manager TB Ethiopia (More)

Alemu Lakew Sitotaw

Health Officer Ethiopia (More)

Ashley Fitzpatrick

Grant & Regional Manager (More)

Alfredo Adamo

MDR Supervisor Angola (More)

Liesbet Van Wijk

Human Resources Manager (More)

Bastian van Mierlo

Head of IT (More)

James Pursey

Head of Communications (More)

Robin Toal

Head of Public Fundraising  (More)

Ronald Simon

CFO (More)


Diane Verstraeten

Chairwoman (More)

Professor Mic Billet

Pro-Chairman and co-founder  (More)

Dr. Adee Schoon

Board Member  (More)

Gerrit Ruitinga

Board Member (More)

Herwig Leirs

Board Member (More)

Jan de Bisschop

Board Member (More)

Piet van Hove

Board Member (More)

Thierry de Meulder

Board Member (More)

Joris Schoofs

Board Member (More)