The EITI International Secretariat

Our Team

Based in Oslo, Norway, the International Secretariat supports countries in implementing the EITI Standard and serves the EITI Board.  

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Management team

The Management Team is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the International Secretariat.  

Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson

Executive Director

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Ines Schjolberg Marques

Inês Schjølberg Marques

Policy Director (on leave)

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Bady Baldé

Bady Baldé

Deputy Executive and Africa Director

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Marie Gay Alessandra Ordenes

Asia & Pacific Director

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Joanne Jones

Communications Director

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Staff

The diverse staff of the International Secretariat work together across areas such as communications, country support, policy, data analysis and operations. 

Chiugo Aghaji

Chiugo Aghaji

Country Officer - Francophone Africa

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Marie Ah-Lime

Administrative Officer – Africa

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Natalia Berezyuk

Administrative Assistant – Finance & Operations

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Christina Berger

Christina Berger

Manager – Disclosure (on leave)

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Emanuel Y.H. Bria

Country Officer – Asia

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Emmanuel Aguilar Burgoa

Emmanuel Aguilar Burgoa

Country Officer – Latin America & the Caribbean

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Mark Burnett

Senior Advisor – Eurasia

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Lucia Cirimello

Lucia Cirimello

Programme Manager – Opening Extractives

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Christoffer Claussen

Technical Manager

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Clémence Contensou

Advisor – Francophone Africa

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Alex Gordy

Alex Gordy

Technical Director (interim)

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Gisela Granado

Policy Director (interim)

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Rachel Hollars

Communications Officer (on leave)

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Andrew Irvine

Legal & Corporate Engagement Director

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Sylvia Johansen

Finance Manager

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Nassim Bennani Kabchi

Regional Director – Francophone Africa (interim)

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Shemshat Kasimova

Shemshat Kasimova

Projects & Board Liaison Manager

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Ida Jøker Krog

Advisor – Validation

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Lyydia Kilpi

Lyydia Kilpi

Disclosure Director (on leave)

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Leah Krogsund

Leah Krogsund

Capacity Development & Events Manager

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Gilbert Makore

Regional Director – Anglophone & Lusophone Africa

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Esteban Manteca Melgarejo

Country Manager – Latin America & the Caribbean

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Brenda Jay Angeles Mendoza

Brenda Jay Angeles Mendoza

Country Manager – Asia

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Angela Khanali Mutsotso

Angela Khanali Mutsotso

Policy Intern

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Fatma Lucy Nyambura

Policy Officer

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Monica Osorio

Mónica Osorio

Administrative Officer – Asia and Latin America & the Caribbean

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Anlaug Øvergaard Østby

Executive Assistant and Communications Officer (interim)

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Hugo Paret

Hugo Paret

Technical Officer

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Francisco Paris

Francisco Paris

Latin America & the Caribbean Director

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Leila Pilliard

Leila Pilliard

Communications Officer

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Solofo Rakotoseheno

Solofo Rakotoseheno

Advisor – Francophone Africa

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Jeanette Reinertsen

Human Resources Manager

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Sandra Milena Rojas

Administrative Officer – Policy & Programme

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Pooja Shrestha

Data Intern

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Olesia Tolochko

Country Officer – Eurasia

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Michael Uzoigwe

Michael Uzoigwe

Country Manager – Anglophone Africa

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Oliana Valigura

Oliana Valigura

Regional Director – Eurasia (on leave)

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María Dolores Vallenilla

Policy Officer

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Nyashadzamwari Victoria Vera

Communications Officer – Opening Extractives

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Edwin Warden

Edwin Wuadom Warden

Country Officer – Anglophone Africa

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Christopher Ben Wilson

Christopher Wilson

Senior Advisor – Evidence & Learning

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