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The GFC Board

Anna Kirilienko


Anna Kirilienko
BIOM, Kyrgyzstan

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim


Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Indigenous Women and People Association of Chad, Association des Femmes, Chad

Rachel Smolker


Rachel Smolker
Biofuelwatch, United States

Aydah Vahia Akao


Aydah Vahia Akao
The Network of Indigenous Peoples in the Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands

Dil Raj Khanal


Dil Raj Khanal

Johanna Molina

Member (Latin America)

Johanna Molina
Marcha Mundial de las Mujeres- Chile, Chile

The GFC Team

Simone Lovera

Executive Director

Simone Lovera, Paraguay

Jeanette Sequeira

Vice-director and gender program coordinator

Jeanette Sequeira, The Netherlands

Isis Karinna Alvarez Ortiz

Gender advisor and campaigner, livestock campaign coordinator

Isis Karinna Alvarez Ortiz, Colombia

Coraina de la Plaza

Climate campaign coordinator and social media

Coraina de la Plaza, The Netherlands

Regional Focal Points

Andrey Laletin

Central Asia and Eastern Europe, ETI campaign coordinator, and membership coordinator

Andrey Laletin, Russia

Kwami Kpondzo


Kwami Kpondzo
Africa Subregional Focal Points
North Africa: Youssef Sfairi (Morocco)
Southern Africa: Robert Owen (South Africa)
West Africa: Salome Gougloe Gofan (Liberia)
Eastern Africa: Edna Kaptoyo (Kenya)
Central Africa: Nicolas Mukumo Mushumba (DRC)

Almuth Ernsting

Europe and North America

Almuth Ernsting

Latin America

Ines Franceschelli

Hemantha Withanage


Hemantha Withanage

Policy advisors and communications

Dr. Juana Vera Delgado

Gender Expert and Women2030 Program Assistant

Dr. Juana Vera Delgado, The Netherlands

Souparna Lahiri

Climate Campaigner and Advisor

Souparna Lahiri, India

Oliver Munnion

Publications designer and producer of visual materials, and bioenergy campaigner

Oliver Munnion, Portugal

Jake McMurchie

Website designer and IT advisor

Jake McMurchie, United Kingdom


Megan Morrissey

Spanish translator

Megan Morrissey

Danae Serinet Barrera

Spanish and French translator

Danae Serinet Barrera


International Secretariat
Simone Lovera
C.C. 13241, CP1749 Asuncion, Paraguay
Tél: + 595-21-663654 fax: + 595-21-621080

Northern office
Global Forest Coalition
Minahassastraat 1 K104
1094 RS Amsterdam
The Netherlands