Our People

International IDEA is a global organization of nearly 200 staff members. Meet the people who are working across our 17 offices to support stronger democratic institutions and processes, and sustainable, effective and legitimate democracy.


Communications Manager
Lynn Simmonds
Senior Programme Officer, Elections
Parvinder Singh
Project Manager
Bisakha Tamang
Project Manager
Pema Tenzin
Chief of Staff to the Secretary-General
Adina Trunk
Senior Programme Officer
Kimana Zulueta-Fülscher
Abubeker Abdulalim Abdulkadir
Recruitment Officer
Elizabeth Adu-Lowson
Programme Officer
Khushbu Agrawal
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Ali Ahmed
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Elizabeth Asiimwe
Project Coordinator
Shaker Badr
Project Coordinator - North America Programme
Elisenda Ballesté Buxó
Elections Specialist
Manfred Bernhard
Speechwriter & Governance Officer
Gavin Charles
Senior Finance and Administration Officer
Nour Chedli
Procurement Compliance Officer
Chilufya Chibichabo
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Alistair Clark
Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Specialist
Luis José Consuegra
Programme Officer
Alicia Del Aguila