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The key people within Plan International
(information updated September 2021)

Leadership Team

Chief Executive Officer Raj Nooyi (interim)
Executive Director Americas & Sponsorship Debora Cobar
Executive Director Asia Pacific Regional, Policy & Practice Bhagyashri Dengle
Executive Director Middle East, Eastern and Southern Africa & MERL Roger Yates
Executive Director West and Central Africa Regional, Youth, Movements & Campaigns Rotimy Djossaya
Executive Director Strategy & Collaboration David Charles Thomson
Executive Director of Delivery, Performance & Accountability Damien Queally
Executive Director Resources Tara Camm
Executive Director People and Culture Bessie Vaneris (interim)
Executive Director Finance and IT Alison Currie
Director Global Assurance Sagar Dave 
Director Governance & Exec Maria Comerford
General Counsel Laila El Baradei
Head of External Comms/Brand Carla Jones

Find out more about our leadership team

Programme Country Directors or Coordinators

Bangladesh: Orla Murphy
Benin: Karl Frederick Paul
Bolivia: Emma Donlan
* Brazil: Cynthia Betti
Burkina Faso: Yaouba Kaigama
Cambodia: Gwynneth Wong
Cameroon: Miriam Castaneda Berena
Central African Republic: Mia Haglund Heelas (interim)
China: Dr Yexia Zhang
Colombia: Ángela Anzola de Toro
Dominican Republic: Virginia Saiz
Ecuador: Rossana Viteri
Egypt: Mohammed Kamal
El Salvador: Carmen Elena Aleman
Ethiopia: Mudasser Siddiqui
Ghana: Solomon Tesfa-Mariam
Guatemala: John Lundine
Guinea: Johnson Bien-Aime
Guinea-Bissau: Antoinette Chibi
Haiti: Eulalia Scott (interim)
Honduras: George Redmann
* Indonesia: Dini Widiastuti
Jordan: Muna Abbas
Kenya: Kate Maina-Vorley
Laos: Soumya Guha
Lebanon: Safo Visha
Liberia: Dr Ufuoma Festus Omo-Obi
Malawi: Phoebe Kasoga 
Mali: Lazare Charles Djibode (interim)
Mozambique: Gerald Magashi (interim)
Myanmar: Haider Yaqub  
Nepal: Sandesh Silpakar (interim)
Nicaragua: Gerardo Lara
Niger: Mohamed Bah
Nigeria: Charles Emmamuzou
Paraguay: Lorena Garcia     
Peru: Veronique Henry
Philippines: Ana Maria J. Locsin
Rwanda: William Mutero 
Senegal: Kinvi Amoussou (interim)
Sierra Leone: Evariste Sindayigaya
South Sudan: George Otim
Sudan: Anika Krstic
Tanzania: Mona Girgis
Thailand: John McGown
Timor-Leste: Dillyana Ximenes
Togo: Awa Faly Ba
Uganda: Iveta Ouvry
Vietnam: Sharon Kane
Zambia: James Pimundu 
Zimbabwe: Angela Muriithi

* Our Country Offices in Brazil and Indonesia are in transition so that they will become support offices (known as National Organisations) in addition to running programmes.

National Organisation Directors

Australia: Susanne Legena 
Belgium: Heidy Rombouts
Canada: Lindsay Glassco
Colombia: Ángela Anzola de Toro
Denmark: Dorthe Petersen
Finland: Ossi Heinanen
France: Anne Bideau
Germany: Kathrin Hartkopf
Hong Kong: Kanie Siu
India: Mohammed Asif
Ireland: Paul O'Brien
Japan: Yuichi Tanada
Korea: Sang-Joo Lee
Netherlands: Garance Reus 
Norway: Kari Helene Partapouli 
Spain: Concha López
Sweden: Mariann Eriksson
Switzerland: Rashid Javed
United Kingdom: Rose Caldwell
United States: Shanna Marzilli  

Deputy Regional Directors

Americas:
Sub Regional Director (Americas) - Peter van Dommelen                                                            Sub Regional Director (South America) - Veronica Zambrano

Asia Pacific:
Sub Regional Director (South East Asia) – Mattias Bryneson
Sub Regional Director (South Asia) – Andy Baker

Middle East, Eastern & Southern Africa:
Sub Regional Director (Southern Africa) – Charles Businge
Sub Regional Director (North and East Africa) – Sian Platt and Carol Auma (interim) 

West and Central Africa:
Sub Regional Director (Sahel West Africa) – Fatoumata Haidara
Sub Regional Director (Coastal West Africa) – Sven Coppens
Sub Regional Director (Mano River Cluster) - Bell'Aube Houinato

Heads of  Liaison offices

EU: Serap Altinisik
Geneva: Anne-Sophie Lois 
New York: Leila Asrari (interim)
Pan Africa: Samuel Norgah