Organisation Structure

The governance and management structure of the facility includes a Board, a Steering Committee and a Facility Management Unit. The DGF Board determines the overall strategy and direction for the DGF. It is composed of the Heads of Mission (HoMs) of the Development Partners' providing funding to the DGF.

The Steering Committee (SC) is composed of representatives of of all DP contributors (funders) to the programme. The main functions of the SC is to provide oversight of, and give impetus to, the implementation of interventions according to the strategic direction provided by the Board

The Facility Management Unit (FMU) is the operational entity of the DGF II. The FMU is led by a Head of Facility (HoF) who has the overall responsibility for the management of planning, implementation and documentation of DGF II operations. The HoF reports directly to the Steering Committee Chair.


Board Members

Board Members

H.E Roswitha Kremser
Head of Office, Austria

H.E Nicolaj Heiberg Petersen
Ambassador, Denmark

H.E. Attilio Pacifici
Head of Delegation, European Union

H.E. William Carlos
(Board Chair) Ambassador, Ireland

H.E. Henk Jan Bakker
Ambassador, Kingdom of the Netherlands

H.E Elin Ostebo Johansen
Ambassador, Norway

H.E. Per Lindgärde
Ambassador, Sweden

Steering Committee Members

Steering Committee Members

Katja KerschbaumerAustrian Development Agency

Charles MagalaDanish Embassy

Lise Abildgaard SørensenDanish Embassy

Sabrina Meersohn MeineckeDanish Embassy

Cathal Gilbert (Chair)European Union

Thomas TiedemannEuropean Union

Nicole McHughIrish Embassy

Daniel MuwolobiIrish Embassy

Nona de JongeNetherlands Embassy

Grace BabihugaNetherlands Embassy

Tina Holtgaard Oulie Norwegian Embassy

Charity AhumuzaSwedish Embassy

Ulrika Lindberg-LabasauskasSwedish Embassy

Facility Management Unit Staff

Facility Management Unit Staff

Senior Management Team

Wim StoffersHead of Facility

Hanne C. WintherHead of Finance and Administration

Esben HarboeProgramme and Learning Manager

Melissa BrillProgramme and Learning Manager

Martha NanjobeDeputy Programme and Learning Manager

Robert LugolobiDeputy Programme and Learning Manager

Martin MuwerezaDeputy Programme and Learning Manager