The EITI International Secretariat

Role

The International Secretariat of the EITI supports countries in implementing the Standard and serves the  EITI Board. 

Its role specifically includes: outreach and advocacy, communicating and sharing lessons learned with stakeholders, providing technical advice, oversight of the Validation process and highlighting results in countries.

The Secretariat further organises the EITI Conference taking place every two to three years. It does this jointly with supporting and implementing countries. It also organises the Board meetings that take place two to three times a year.

The Secretariat is based in Oslo, Norway.

Staff images in high resolution are available here.

Management team

Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson

Executive Director

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Ines Schjolberg Marques

Inês Schjølberg Marques

Policy Director

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Bady Baldé

Bady Baldé

Africa Director

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Sam Bartlett

Sam Bartlett

Technical Director

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Brynjar Wiersholm

Brynjar Wiersholm

Finance and HR Director

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Staff

Chiugo Aghaji

Chiugo Aghaji

Country Officer

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Christina Berger

Christina Berger

Digital Manager

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Christoffer Claussen

Technical Manager

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Murjana Gamawa

Murjanatu Ibrahim Gamawa

Country Manager

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Dylan Gélard

Dylan Gélard

Regional Director

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Catherine Greene

Country Officer

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Alex Gordy

Alex Gordy

Validation Director

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Anna Herbert de la Portbarré

Anna Herbert de la Portbarré

Language Coordinator

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Josefina Herrera

Josefina Herrera M.

HR and Finance Officer

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Andrew Irvine

Legal and Corporate Engagement Manager

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Shemshat Kasimova

Shemshat Kasimova

Conference Manager

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Lyydia Kilpi

Lyydia Kilpi

Validation Manager

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Leah Krogsund

Leah Krogsund

Executive Assistant and Admin Manager

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Maylis Labusquière

Country Officer

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Annie Magnus

Country Officer

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Mariia Melnyk

Intern Asia Team

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Marie Gay Alessandra Ordenes

Asia Director

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Monica Osorio

Monica Osorio

LAC Intern

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Anlaug Øvergaard Østby

Executive and Administrative Assistant

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Hugo Paret

Hugo Paret

Technical Officer

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Francisco Paris

Francisco Paris

LAC Director

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Leila Pilliard

Leila Pilliard

Communications Officer

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Victor Ponsford

Victor Ponsford

Communications Officer

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Jaqueline Terrel Taquiri

Technical Officer

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Indra Thévoz

Indra Thévoz

Policy and Country Officer

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Olesia Tolochko

Country Officer

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Oliana Valigura

Oliana Valigura

Regional Director

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Pablo Valverde

Regional Director

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Edwin Warden

Edwin Wuadom Warden Woode

Country Officer

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