Secretariat

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

Executive office

Charles North
Charles North
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Biography
Margarita Focas Licht
Margarita Focas Licht
Acting Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Charlie Tapp
Charlie Tapp
Interim Chief Operating Officer
Julie Desangles
Julie Desangles
Chief of Staff

Country engagement and policy

Jo Bourne
Jo Bourne
Chief Technical Officer
Fazle Rabbani
Fazle Rabbani
Regional Manager
Tahina Razafindramary
Tahina Razafindramary
Regional Manager
Nilse Ryman
Nilse Ryman
Regional Manager
Raphaelle Martinez
Raphaelle Martinez
Team Lead, Education Policy and Learning

Governance and Secretariat operations

Maria Jose Olavarria Perez
Maria Jose Olavarria Perez
Governance Lead
Andrew Beaulieu
Andrew Beaulieu
Secretariat Operations Lead

Finance and grant operations

Padraig Power
Padraig Power
Manager
Sven Baeten
Sven Baeten
Team Lead, Grant Operations
Kirsten Majgaard
Kirsten Majgaard
Team Lead, Quality Assurance
Matthew Smith
Matthew Smith
Team Lead, Risk and Compliance
Kareen Nzakimuena
Kareen Nzakimuena
Team Lead, Grant Process and Data

External relations

Geoff Adlide
Geoff Adlide
Director, Advocacy & Communications
Karen Schroh
Karen Schroh
Acting Director, Fundraising and Operations
Breanna Ridsdel
Breanna Ridsdel
Team Lead, Communications & Acting Team Lead, Global Advocacy
Stijn De Lameillieure
Stijn De Lameillieure
Team Lead, Private sector and foundations
Sabine Terlecki
Sabine Terlecki
Acting team lead, donor relations
Prathana Shah
Prathana Shah
Operations Lead

Results and performance

Nidhi Khattri
Nidhi Khattri
Manager

Partnerships

Margarita Focas Licht
Margarita Focas Licht
Acting Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Michelle Mesen
Michelle Mesen
Team Lead, Partner country engagement
Ian Macpherson
Ian Macpherson
Team Lead, Knowledge and Innovation Exchange
Sarah Beardmore
Sarah Beardmore
Team Lead, Strategic capabilities