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Our People

Board of Trustees

Martin Filipec
Deputy Chair
Hanna Jovanovic
Board member
Woldesenbet Brhanemesqel
Board member
Deborah Oyuu Iyute
Board member
Ludwig Büll
Board member
George Briford
Board member
Klara Landau
Board member
Tom Shakespeare
Deputy Chair
Stefan Stolte
Board member

Experts

Nafisa Baboo
Expert on Inclusive Education
Wolfgang Gindorfer
Uncorrected Refractive Errors & Child Eye Health
Geoffrey Wabulembo
Expert on Eye Health & Neglected Tropical Diseases
Demelash Bekele
Technical consultant
Annemarie Gindorfer
Technical consultant
Marieke Boersma
Expert Rehabilitation and childsaftey

International Management

Rupert Roniger
Executive Director
Jess Blijkers
International Director Programmes - Advocacy and Strategic Partners
Alexander Buchinger
International Fundraising Director
Daniel Friess
International Director Finance & Systems

National Country Directors

Elie Bagbila
Country Director Burkina Faso
Aynalem Tefera
Country Director Ethiopia
Stephen Njenga
Country Director Kenya
Zacarias Zicai
Country Director Mozambique
Sophia Mohammed
Country Director South Sudan
Anneke Maarse
Country Director Uganda