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    Matthew Cleary, Director General

    Trained as an emergency nurse, Matthew Cleary began working in humanitarian care in 2004 as a field coordinator. He works on numerous missions, including in Niger, Somalia, and Sudan. Before joining ALIMA in 2016, Matthew was managing director of an Australian organization that provided psycho-social support to drug addicts, the homeless and people with disabilities.

    Dr Moumouni Kinda, Program Manager

    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.

    Vincent Mendiboure, Program Manager

    Vincent Mendiboure has been overseeing ALIMA’s programs in Burkina Faso, Mali and the Central African Republic since 2015. He has over ten years’ experience coordinating humanitarian projects, especially in Pakistan, Nigeria, Uganda and Ivory Coast.

    Dr Susan Shepherd, Medical Specialist

    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.

    Solenne Barbe, Research program manager

    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.

    Thomas Bounameaux, Finance and Administration Director

    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.

    Morgane Daumarie, Human Resource Director

    Morgane Daumarie has extensive experience in HR and worked in the technology industry at Lycos and Nokia before joining the not-for-profit sector first with Médecins Sans Frontières then with Caritas and Actionaid. She worked both in the field in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Niger and Somalia. She joined ALIMA in 2016.

    Guillaume Le Duc, Development Director

    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).

    Lisa Meadowcroft, Director of ALIMA USA

    Lisa Meadowcroft joins ALIMA USA after working for more than two decades in international humanitarian relief, development assistance and vaccine initiatives. Prior to becoming Executive Director of ALIMA USA, she served in senior management positions at Training for Health Equity Network, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), AMREF Health Africa and the International Rescue Committee. She is co-founder of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, an alliance of organizations committed to strategic investment in the global health workforce.

    Stéphanie Nadal, Director of Communications and Development

    After several years of experience working in media, Stephanie Nadal left France to settle in Dakar in 2011. Her knowledge of different African contexts was acquired through her varied experiences as consultant and communication director, in a diverse array of fields: health (UNICEF, WCAR, The International Hospital of Dakar, CTA/HP Fann), finance (COFINA, SIGIF), and media (Votre Santé Magazine). She joined ALIMA in 2017 as Director of Communications and Development.