Gilles has 20 years of experience in international development, both in the private and the non-profit sector. He has managed international teams and developped activities in Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Gilles holds a Master degree in Business Engineering, a Master in Commercial Law and Taxation, and a Certificate in Advanced General Management from HEC Paris.
During his career, he founded two companies specialising in consulting on energy efficiency. Gilles launched energy-related projects in Europe, China, Algeria, South Africa, Somalia. He works with NGOs, local governments and companies. Gilles trained local collectivities on renewable energies, waste to energy programmes and PPP’s. He has been elected as a vice president of a French NGO.
Gilles’ ambition is to contribute on reinforcing positive impacts for local populations, fighting against climate change and the right to safe living conditions, with access to education, health services, food security and the observance of human rights.
Gilles lives in the Geneva area.
Christine is a market research and communications professional with over four years’previous experience in the private sector. She holds a Business Information and
Technology degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya). Previously, she worked with Lifestyle Management Africa, an offshore financial investment company based in Nairobi as their Lead Generator.
During her spare time, she is a keen community and social mobiliser who is continually devoted to the work of League of Young Professional, Kenya. An avid global health and human rights advocate, Christine hopes to build a career in the international development sector.
At NGO Management Association Switzerland, Christine serves as the Administrative and Logistical Support coordinator.
Christine lives in Geneva.
Cecilia has six years of experience in accounting at the Ministry of Public Finances of Ecuador. She has a diploma in commerce and administration and is currently completing her education as a certified accountant in Switzerland.
Cecilia lives in Lausanne.
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Marco has worked on human rights and humanitarian issues since 1986. As a student, he worked for the protection of refugees and detainees. After an MA in Chinese studies in Berlin in 1991, Marco started working for the ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross), first in Sri Lanka, then in the Philippines, Djibouti and Israel as a delegate, head of mission and coordinator. At the ICRC’s HQ in Geneva, he served as head of sector for Protection for the Middle East from 1998-2003, and for Asia from 2003-2007.
He co-founded the NGO Management Association in 2001 and its NGO Management School in 2009, and served as its executive director until joining the OSCE in Ukraine in 2014. He currently serves as president of the board of NMA.