Staff and Structures

Written by  CIDSE

17 January 2012

The CIDSE secretariat facilitates and coordinates the common efforts of its members, represents CIDSE at the international level and undertakes advocacy and other initiatives to support the joint global justice agenda of its members. (^ + initials is used to sign-off the team members' tweets via our @CIDSE Twitter account.)


Denise Auclair (^da)
Senior Policy Advisor, Interim Secretary General
(EU Policy, Private Sector,
Sustainable Development)
Tel:  +32 (0)2 233 37 58

Jean Saldanha (^js)
Senior Policy Advisor
(Resources for Development,
Post-2015, Gender)
Tel:  +32 (0)2 233 37 53

François Delvaux (^fd)
Policy and Advocacy Officer
(Food, Agriculture
and Sustainable Trade)
Tel: +32 (0)2 233 37 54

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Valentina Pavarotti (^vp)
Media and Communications Officer
Tel:  +32 (0)2 282 40 73

Chiara Martinelli (^cm)
Executive advisor and Project
officer on Sustainable Development
Tel:  +32 (0)2 282 40 70

emmanuel yap

Emmanuel Yap (^ey)
Project Officer
Food, Agriculture and
Sustainable trade
Tel:  +32 (0)2 282 4071

Giulia Bondi (^gb)
Policy and Advocacy Officer
Climate justice
Tel:  +32 (0)2 233 37 51

Marie-Paule Ogereau (^mo)
Advocacy and Communication
Assistant (Resources
for Development)
Tel:  +32 (0)2 233 37 52

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Stefan Reinhold (^sr)
Advocacy Officer (Private
Sector, Conflict
Minerals, EU LA Advocacy)
Tel:  +32 (0) 22 33 37 51

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Angela Ocampo (^ao)
Comms & campaign Assistant
Tel: +32 (0)2 230 1501

Yvette Pierret (^mm)
Logistical Assistant
Tel: +32 (0)2 233 37 55

Saïd Ben Seddik (^ss)
Office Assistant and IT
Tel:  +32 (0)2 230 15 01


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Jassin Fetahovic
Tel: +32 (0)2 230 49 30

Decision-making structures

CIDSE Board of Directors with CIDSE staff members 2016

Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is composed of the Directors of the 17 Member Organisations. The Board meets once a year and is responsible for the general running of CIDSE, in particular reviewing current activities and formulating policies for the future.

EXCO may 2017

Executive Committee
The Executive Committee is the implementing and supervising arm of the Board of Directors. The Secretary General, Ecclesiastical Assistant and Treasurer are non-voting members.

Eamonn Meehan (Trócaire): President
Bernard Pinaud (CCFD-Terre Solidaire): Vice-President
Lieve Herijgers (Broederlijk Delen)
Angelo Simonazzi (Entraide et Fraternité)
Mgr. Pirmin Spiegel (Misereor)
Denise Auclair (CIDSE): Interim Secretary General
Mgr. Stanislas Lalanne: Ecclesiastical Assistant (Bishop of Pontoise, France)
Stephan Stricker (Misereor): Treasurer

Working groups
CIDSE member agencies work together in working groups, platforms and fora on the issues defined in the strategic plan. Each working group elects a convenor or president from one of their members. The CIDSE Secretariat facilitates the working groups and ensures communication between the member agencies and the overall coherence of CIDSE’s work.

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