Leadership & Staff

Leadership & Staff

The Jane Goodall Institute employs over 300 individuals who use their unique skills to develop the values, vision and the drive of Dr. Jane Goodall each day. We are a team of humans who love humans, people who love the planet and human animals who respect and work to protect animals with every decision made and action taken. Our staff ranges from field scientists affiliated with hundreds of major universities, to individuals with a combination of conservation, media, nonprofit and corporate knowledge. We are exceptionally passionate, focused and committed to conserving the world we all share.

Board of Directors

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Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE

Founder

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Beth Stevens

Chair

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Linda Berdine

Vice-Chair

Paul Baribault

Vice-Chair

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Steve Woodruff

Treasurer

Mary Mapes

Secretary

Becci Crowe

Member

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Vivian Lowery Derryck

Member

Elizabeth Gray

Member

George Macricostas

Member

Michelle Hayley

Member

James Lembeli

Member

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Keith Martin

Member

Gerrie McManus

Member

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Reed Openheimer

Member

Barbara Ryan

Member

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Tedd Saunders

Member

Dafna Tapiero

Member

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Madison Vorva

Member

Senior Management

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Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE

Founder
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Carlos Drews, Ph.D.

Executive Director

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Tammy Palmer

Chief Operations Officer

Shenae Burgess

Chief Financial Officer

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Carol Irwin

Vice-President, Board Relations & Planned Giving

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Mary Lewis

Vice President, Outreach, Office of the Founder-Global
Assistant to Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE

Alice Macharia

Acting Vice President, Africa Programs

Carmen Mullins

Acting Vice President, Development

Lilian Pintea, Ph.D.

Vice President, Conservation Science

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Susana Name

Vice President, Founder Relations, Office of the Founder-Global

Erin Viera-Orr

Vice President, Roots & Shoots

Global Board

Founder

Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE
Founder

Trustees

Patrick van Veen
Chair

Maria Susana Pataro
Vice Chair

Steve Woodruff
Treasurer

Polly Cevallo
Matt Durnin
Executives

Representatives for Africa

Daffa Immam

Representatives for Asia and Oceana

Bruce Berkman
Polly Cevallos
Matthew Durnin
Richard Hartung
Mary Peng

Representatives for Europe

Graziella Baradel
Tanya Perez
François Hisquin

Representatives for North America

Malcolm Gilroy
Steve Woodruff
Richard Quinn

Representative for South America

Maria Susana Pataro

Directors At Large (nominated by Dr Goodall)

Mary Lewis

Staff

Erika Helms
Global Manager

Staff

Bunn, Cydney
Senior Director of Human Resources & Operations

Burgess, Shenae
Chief Financial Officer

Cohen-Brown, Brittany
Manager, Marketing and Communications
bcohen-brown@janegoodall.org
703.682.9279

Drews, PhD, Carlos
Executive Director

Dye, Shelby
Community Engagement Associate

Ferguson, Kendal
Manager, Data & Systems, Development

Fourrier, PhD, Marc
Director of Species Conservation, Africa Programs

Hildreth, Christopher
Outreach Coordinator, Office of the Founder-Global

Irwin, Carol
Vice President, Board Relations & Planned Giving

Jones, Brandon
Accounting Manager, Finance

Kader, Jamila
Budget Manager, Africa Programs

Kemp, Daniel
Director, Development

Kalaly, Diana
Manager, Donor Relations & Stewardship
dkalaly@janegoodall.org

Kameka, Mark
Director of Accounting

Keller, Stephanie
Education Projects Manager, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Leighty, Heather
Administrative Assistant

Lewis, Mary
Vice President/Outreach, Assistant to Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE
Office of the Founder – Global

Macharia, Alice
Acting Vice President, Africa Programs

Martin, Kamilah
Associate Director, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Martinez, Hope
Youth Leadership Program Manager, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Mercurio, Stella
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Africa Programs

Merlo, Dario
Roots & Shoots Coordinator, Africa Programs

Morley, Matt
Associate Director, Programs & Analysis, Africa Programs

Mullins, Carmen
Acting Vice President, Development
cmullins@janegoodall.org

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Vice President, Founder Relations, Office of the Founder – Global

Palmer, Tammy
Chief Operations Officer

Paris, Mary
Photo Archivist, Communications

Pintea, PhD, Lilian
Vice President, Conservation Science

Rigamu, Stephen
Global IT Manager, Operations

Sullivan, Ashley
Specialist, Community Engagement

Sweeney, Shawn
Senior Director, Community Engagement
ssweeney@janegoodall.org
703.682.9283

Torres de Valdez, Alecia
Manager, Grants & Research
atorres@janegoodall.org
703.682.9269

Turmo, Fernando
Coordinator, Communications & Imagery

Van Blarcom, Cynthia
Administrative Assistant, Development

Viera-Orr, Erin
Vice President, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Wallauer, Bill
Research Videographer and Wildlife Cameraman

Watkins, Laurel
Coordinator, Youth Grants Monitoring & Evaluation

Ellis, Christina
Director, Operations

Kaghoma, Chrysostome
Biodiversity Monitoring coordinator

Kakozi, Riziki
Assistant, Finance

Kakule, Sivamwenda
Team Leader, Development

Kalihira, Caleb
Manager, Operations

Kambale, Jackson
Technician, Monitoring & Evaluation

Kambale, Robert
Agent, Development

Kasilamu, Franck
Coordinator, Roots & Shoots
Assistant, Environmental Education

Kengela, Pierrette
Health Program Manager

Kisuba, Zarcus
Accountant

Kimuha, Moise
Logistics Coordinator

Masumbuko, Zozo
Agent, Development

Mushonga, Faida
Administrative Support

Abala, Basil
Caregiver

Angele, Moussavou
Human Nurse & Veterinary Assistant

Atencia, Rebeca
Executive Director and Veterinarian

Bakala Mbemene Armand, Wilfrid
Caregiver

Batadio, Chantal
Caregiver

Bibimbou, Nelly
Head Caregiver

Bienvenu, Bissafi Greg
Second Head Caregiver

Bonheur, Boungou Hugues Bruno
Human Nurse & Veterinary Assistant

Bouanga Ngoma, Samuel Didier
Second Head Caregiver

Bouity, Wilfrid
Head Caregiver

Bouity, Dimitry
Caregiver

Bouity, Tchiloemba Zephirin
Caregiver

Boukindi-Koudinkissa, SC
Head Caregiver

Boulou, Franck Ulriche
Caregiver

Chamayou, Stephan
Site Manager & Reintroduction Manager

Delo Tchicaya, Dieuvi
Caregiver

Djembo, Dieudonne
Caregiver

Djimbi, Gervely
Caregiver

Dunez, Ngoma Mouaya
Human Nurse & Veterinary Assistant

Fouti, Merveille
Caregiver

Herve, Tchikaya
Human Nurse & Head Veterinary Assistant

Hounsimou, Maouzounsou
Caregiver

Jean, Maboto
Supervisor Caregiver

Kilendo, Gustave
Head Caregiver

Loemba, Costant
Caregiver

Loukebila, Diane
Head Caregiver

Makambissa A, Moutété
Human Nurse & Veterinary Assistant

Makaya, Makaya
Caregiver

Makaya, Maverik Dieuderil
Caregiver

Makaya, Adolphe
Caregiver

Makosso, Tchibinda A
Caregiver

Makoundi, Clotaire
Caregiver

Malonda Mouissou, Marie Christiane
Caregiver

Maloumba, Ezekiel
Caregiver

Mandzila, Despoir
Caregiver

Massengo, Jean Richard
Caregiver

Mbemba, Tsonde Farel
Caregiver

Mifouema Ngoma, Franguy
Caregiver

Mouanga, Joachim
Caregiver

Moumbaka, Bernard
Head Caregiver

Moutou Taman Nzaou, Yohan
Caregiver

Mpaka, Francois
Caregiver

Mpambou, alex
Caregiver

Mpambou, renaldi
Caregiver

Mpemba, Gonzalez
Caregiver

Nadege, Makosso
Human Nurse & Veterinary Assistant

Navarro, Sofia Fernandez
Sanctuary Manager

Ngoma, Jean Dimitri
Caregiver

Ngomloemissi, Brice Lee
Caregiver

Ngounga, George
Caregiver

Nkodia, Pambou Arel
Caregiver

Nsitou Mavoungou, Franck
Second Head Caregiver

Nzaba, Godeline
Head Caregiver

Nzobadila Espoir, Keigerlain
Caregiver

Ombvania, Annou
Head Caregiver

Opera, Berenice
Caregiver

Ouassouala, Mboussa Fortunat
Caregiver

Pambou, Josse
Caregiver

Pambou, Beni
Second Head Caregiver

Poaty, Serge
Second Head Caregiver

Prisset J, Makaya-Poaty
Human Nurse & Veterinary Assistant

Soinadji, Victor
Caregiver

Solat Hilaire, Michel
Caregiver

Sounda, Achille
Caregiver

Tati Makaya, Dimitri
Caregiver

Tchibinda, Lambert
Caregiver

Tchicaya, Safou Tintin
Caregiver

Tchicaya J, Aimé
Caregiver

Tchicaya Mavoungou, Prosper
Caregiver

Tchiloemba, Jean de Dieu
Caregiver

Tchinbinda, Brize
Caregiver

Tchitembo, Chris
Caregiver

Walouzola, Tay Savi
Second Head caregiver

Yvon, Kiyindou Cyrille
Human Nurse & Veterinary Assistant

Acidri, Tom
Field Assistant, Education

Akugizibwe, Timothy
Officer, GIS/Land Use

Amulla Anewa, Osman
Program Manager, Natural Resources & Livelihoods

Apell, Peter
Program Director

Arikiriza, Apophia
Officer, Environmental Education

Atugonza, Robert
Officer, Natural Resources Management

Gonzaga, Brian
Assistant, Natural Resources and Livelihoods

Jubilee, Tasha
Manager, Finance

Kemigabo, Ruth
Office Assistant

Nteze, Arsene
Security Guard

Nyandwi, Stany
Assistant, HWC Education

Tumwine, James
Finance Assistant

Alimasi, Magombe
Field Assistant

Alimasi, Amri
Field Assistant

Balanyikwa, Juma
Veterinary Assistant

Baliendeza, Mary
Field Assistant

Bategeleza, Mary
Cashier

Bera, Methodi
Field Assistant

Binige, Omari
Boat Driver

Bitata, Ashahadu
Field Assistant

Biyagile, Baraka
Field Assistant

Bwenda, Marini
Head of Section

Gilagiza, Kimata
Accounting Assistant & Logistics Officer

Gilagiza, Baraka
Research Assistant

Hamisi, Sufi
Field Assistant

Hemed, Balankiga
Boat Driver

Hemed, Hemed
Motor Vehicle Driver

Kalova, Simon
Field Assistant

Kamenya, Shadrack
Conservation Director

Kashula, Aristides
Forest Officer

Kasoma, Amri
Office Attendant

Katoto, Matendo
Field Assistant

Kayogolo, Jumanne
Field Assistant

Kibando, Issa
Deputy Head of Section

Kikwale, Jumanne
Administrator

Kimaro, Frederick
Executive Director

Kirahi, Felix
Boat Driver

Kisodya, Said
Field Assistant

Kobello, Stephen
Security Guard

Mabuye, Caroly
Deputy Head of Section

Majana, Abdul
Security Guard

Majana, Hamisi
Field Assistant

Makusye, Shukuru
Office Attendant

Manumbu, Elikana
M&E Officer

Massawe, George
Program Administrator/Logistic

Matama, Tofiki
Deputy Head of Section

Matama, Lamba
Field Assistant

Mavanza, Mary
Governance Officer & Deputy Program Director

Mavulla, Adriano
Security Guard

Mazogo, Juma
Field Assistant

Mbwama, Mbwama
Security Guard

Mbwama, Hamim
Field Assistant

Mhando, Jennifer
Office Attendant

Mihuba, Rose
Office Cleaner

Mjungu, Deus
Chimp Research Director

Mkukwe, Faridu
Field Assistant

Mlacha, Fadhili
Land Use Planner

Mpongo, Baliwa
Field Assistant

Mpongo, Iddi
Field Assistant

Mpongo, Cosmas
Field Assistant

Mporogomyi, Salum
Field Assistant

Mrisho, Madua
Field Assistant

Msigwa, Erick
Finance Assistant

Mtiti, Emmanuel
Project Director

Mwacha, Dismas
Veterinarian Health Officer

Mwamba, Salehe
Motor Vehicle Driver

Mwanangombe, Japhet
Roots & Shoots Program Co-ordinator

Mwehemba, Abbas
Deputy Head of Section

Njavike, Erasto
Roots & Shoots Program Co-ordinator

Nkorogo, Majaliwa
Nussery Attendant

Nkoron, Laus
Accountant in Charge

Nnunduma, John
IT Administrator

Nshimanyi, Gloria
Office Manager

Ntamala, Malitabu
Roots & Shoots Program Coordinator

Nyomolelo, Anna
Gardener

Paul, Audax
Field Assistant

Pindu, Samson
Field Assistant

Rugayana, Dawson
Motor Vehicle Driver

Rukoba, Siwema
House Keeper

Samwel, Phoebe
Community Development Officer

Ubao, Emmanuel
Motor Vehicle Driver

Vyampi, Respis
Field Assistant

Zilikana, Gabbo
Head of Section

Zilikana, Thobias
Field Assistant

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