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Executive Leadership Team


Dr. Dorothy Nyambi

Chief Executive Officer and President

Orvie Bowman

Chief Financial and Investment Officer (CFIO)

Simon Carter

Interim Sr. Lead of Global Programs

Leah Katerberg

Vice President Innovation & Impact

Marcia Scheffler

Vice President People & Culture

Michael White

Chief Marketing & Development Officer

Susie Cochran

Executive Assistant and Board Relations Manager

Regional Directors


Rachel Hess

Regional Director of MEDA’s Eastern, Southern and Central Africa (ESCA)

Dr. Pierre Kadet

Regional Director of the West Africa, Middle East and North Africa region

Katie Turner

Regional Director Latin American and Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Pacific region

Technical Directors


Jennifer Denomy

Technical Director, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

Nikesh Ghimire

Technical Director, Financial Services

Jennifer King

Technical Director, Market Systems

Dennis Tessier

Technical Director, Environment & Climate Change

Jessica Villanueva

Technical Director, Investment

Resource Development


John Goossen

Sr. Development Officer for Western Canada

Mike Miller

Sr. Director of Resource Development

Ruth Leaman

Sr. Development Officer, Campaign Director

Bethany Nussbaum

Sr. Development Officer

Dean Shoemaker

Sr. Development Officer