Our People

International IDEA is a global organization of nearly 200 staff members. Meet the people who are working across our offices in 18 countries to support stronger democratic institutions and processes, and sustainable, effective and legitimate democracy.

 

Head of Sudan Programme
Sami Abdelhalim Saeed
Head of Democracy Assessment
Seema Shah
Senior Programme Manager
Annika Silva-Leander
Head of Programme
Phanindra Adhikary
Programme Manager
Sherif Alaa
Senior Programme Manager
Sead Alihodzic
Senior Programme Manager
Adhy Aman
Senior Programme Manager
Elisabeth Baumgartner
Programme Manager, STEP Democracy
Nathalie Ebead
Senior Programme Officer
Maurice Mboula Jean-Claude Didier Enguelegue
Programme Manager
Yukihiko Hamada
Facilities Manager
Narda Hansen
IT Manager
Lumumba Juma
Senior External Relations Officer
Jessica Kehayes
Senior Democracy Assessment Specialist
Miguel Angel Lara Otaola
Senior Programme Officer
Gram Matenga
Programme Manager
Marilyn Neven
Finance and Administrative Manager
Bridget O'Sullivan
Finance and Administrative Manager
Abinash Kumar Pokhrel
Head of Internal Audit
Jan Šefránek