The Secretariat provides administrative and operational support to the partnership and facilitates collaboration with all partners.

Front Office

Alice Albright
Alex Palacios
Sally-Anne Henfry
Deputy Chief of Staff and Advisor to the Board Chair

Country Support

Margarita Focas Licht
Country Support Team Manager
Sven Baeten
Regional Manager (Anglophone and Lusophone Africa)
Tahina Razafindramary
Regional Manager (francophone Africa)
Nilse Ryman
Regional Manager (other partner countries)
Michelle Mesen
Partnership and Change Management Team Manager
Kareen Nzakimuena
Operations Team Manager

Education Policy and Performance

Nidhi Khattri
Acting Chief Technical Officer. Team Lead, Results and Performance
Kirsten Majgaard
Team Lead, Quality Assurance
Raphaelle Martinez
Team Lead, Education Policy and Learning

External Relations

Charles Tapp
Manager, Fundraising & Operations
Geoffrey Adlide
Manager, Advocacy & Communications
Sinead Andersen
Alexandra Humme
Team Lead, Communications
Karen Schroh
Team Lead, Donor Relations

Finance and Operations

Padraig Power
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
Matthew Smith
Team Lead, risk and compliance