After completing studies in business school, Augustin began is professional career in mergers and acquisitions, then in France's National Assembly with a parliamentary group. Starting in 2005, he spent 3 years as project coordinator for areas of conflict with an international medical NGO. In 2009, he was one of the founding members of ALIMA, for whom he served as Director General until 2013.
Solenne Barbe has been coordinating ALIMA’s operational support since 2017. She has extensive experience of emergency care and has coordinated missions in Haiti, the DRC, CAR, and Guinea.
Dr Kinda graduated from the University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and directs ALIMA’s programs in Chad, the DRC, Cameroon and Niger. He joined the organization in 2012 and has overseen medical interventions in Mali, Cameroon, Senegal and Burkina Faso, where he was also ALIMA’s country representative. Before joining ALIMA, Dr Kinda oversaw MSF medical operations in Haiti, Chad and the DRC.
A trained microbiologist, Yann Dutertre, left applied research to start working in the humanitarian field in 1996 as a project coordinator. He went on to lead numerous projects as Head of Mission for international humanitarian NGOs, notably in Mali, Burkina Faso, CAR, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, and other countries in West and Central Africa. He has participated in the creation of NGOs, such as in Mali, and was co-founder and president of a medical association in Burkina Faso.
Eric Barte de Sainte Fare is a specialist in humanitarian logistics with over twenty years of experience in the field and at HQ level. He was involved in the creation of ALIMA in 2009, and was ALIMA’s Director of Logistics for five years.
Dr Shepherd is a pediatrician with over 10 years of experience in child malnutrition, and has been working with ALIMA since 2013 on the development of new strategies for managing childhood malnourishment. She previously worked with the World Food Program and Médecins Sans Frontières in a number of sub-Sarahan countries.
After receiving a diploma in Business Engineering from the Solvay Business School in 2001, Thomas Bounameaux spent 2 years in the private sector. In 2004 he joined Doctors Without Borders, for whom he spent the following 4 years working in missions in Africa as Financial Coordinator and Project Manager. He then returned to Belgium where he worked as comptroller for the Belgian Development Agency's (CTB) missions in West Africa. In 2012, Thomas decided to move to Dakar and work with ALIMA, where he has since participated in our growth and development.
Guillaume Le Duc is one of the cofounders of ALIMA. He started working for ALIMA in 2010 as program manager overseeing operations in Niger, Haiti, Mali, Chad and the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 2014 he became Director of Development and Communication . Since 2016, he is the Development Director based in Montreuil, France. Prior to ALIMA, Guillaume worked in the communication department of Médecins Sans Frontières USA and in the field as project coordinator than head of mission in the DRC and in Niger. Guillaume holds masters degrees from the Paris Business School ESCP, from the Institute of Political Sciences in Paris and from Columbia University (MIA).
Charlie Kunzer oversees ALIMA USA as Executive Director based in New York. She has worked for the organization since the inception of the US section in 2015 as the development manager and helped start up the US office. She spent over a decade working in several development roles at Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières’ US section and prior to moving to the US, worked at the Science Museum in London and started her career at JP Morgan Fleming Asset Management. She holds a BA (Hons) in International Relations and Modern History from the University of Westminster, London.