CGIAR Appointments

As we work to deliver on the 'One CGIAR' strategy and operational structure to support our vital mission of transforming food, land and water systems in a climate crisis, we are pleased to announce the new appointees to our integrated operational structure.

New Appointments*: November 24, 2022
Marcela Quintero, Senior Director, Land and Environment

Systems Transformation Global Group

New Appointments: November 10, 2022
John Hanly, Director, Global IT Security

Digital & Data Global Group

New Appointments: October 27, 2022
Aditi Mukherji, Director, Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Impact Area Platform

Systems Transformation Global Group

New Appointments: October 13, 2022
Steve Korir, Chief Investigations Officer

Ethics Office and Business Conduct Unit

Maya Rajasekharan, Senior Director, Biodiverse Agroecosystems

Resilient Agri-Food Systems Global Group

New Appointments: September 29, 2022
Gail Amare, Senior Director, Facilities Management, Security and Administration

Business Operations and Finance Global Group

Oscar Ortiz, Senior Director, Crop-Based Systems

Resilient Agri-Food Systems Global Group

Sandro Seixas, Senior Director, Global Technology & Support Services

Digital and Data Global Group

New Appointments: September 15, 2022
David Abreu, Senior Director, Digital and Data for Impact and Integrated Management

Digital and Data Global Group

Channing Arndt, Senior Director, Transformation Strategies

Systems Transformation Global Group

Ian Barker, Senior Director, Strategy, Delivery and Scaling

Genetic Innovation Global Group

Nathan Birac, Director, Campaigns, Events and Stakeholder Communications

Communications and Outreach Global Group

John Derera, Senior Director, Plant Breeding and Pre-Breeding

Genetic Innovation Global Group

Julio Mario Fernandez, Senior Director, Brand, Content and Knowledge for Impact

Communications and Outreach Global Group

Selim Guvener, CGIAR Group General Counsel (a.i.)

Governance and Corporate Affairs Global Group

Melissa Hambly-Larios, Senior Advisor, Pipeline and Funder Intel

Innovative Finance and Resource Mobilization Global Group

Ingrid Lambert, Senior Director, People Strategy, Planning and Policy

People and Culture Global Group

Charlotte Lusty, Senior Director, Genebanks

Genetic Innovation Global Group

Javier Mateo-Vega, Senior Director, Partnerships, Stewardship, Innovation and Intelligence

Partnerships and Advocacy Global Group

Luis Felipe Mendes, Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Business Operations and Finance Global Group

Purnima Menon, Senior Director, Food and Nutrition Policy

Systems Transformation Global Group

Glenda Munyukwi, Global Head, Financial Quality Assurance

Business Operations and Finance Global Group

Michelle Rodrigo, Global Head, Grants and Contract Services

Business Operations and Finance Global Group

Amanda Rodriguez, Director, Procurement

Business Operations and Finance Global Group

Sharifah Shahrul Syed Alwee, Senior Director, Integrated Breeding and Research Services

Genetic Innovation Global Group

Francesco Tresca, Senior Director, Global Talent Management

People and Culture Global Group

Julie Van Der Bliek, Director, Multilateral and Bilateral

Innovative Finance and Resource Mobilization Global Group

Teunis Van Rheenen, Senior Director, Science Group IFRM

Innovative Finance and Resource Mobilization Global Group

* You will see subsequent appointments added to this page over the coming weeks and months.