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.


Finance and Administrative Manager
Abinash Kumar Pokhrel
Acting Head of Communications
Lynn Simmonds
Special Adviser to the Secretary-General
Adina Trunk
Programme Manager
Alexandra Walcher
Technical Services Manager
Peter Wolf
Programme Manager
Kimana Zulueta-Fülscher
Recruitment Officer
Elizabeth Adu-Lowson
Programme Officer
Khushbu Agrawal
Payroll Officer
Anna-Carin Åhlén
Senior Programme Officer
Zaid Al-Ali
IT Officer
Mohammed Al-Ali
Programme Officer
Erik Asplund
Finance and Administration Officer
Yashodha Bista
Regional Finance and Administrative Officer
Raymund Bolanos
Senior Programme Officer
Martin Brusis
Senior Programme Officer
Elliot W. Bulmer
Finance and Operations Manager
Richard Busingye
Senior Programme Officer
Amanda Cats-Baril
Planning and Programme Officer
Alistair Clark
Programme Officer
Luis José Consuegra