FiTI International Secretariat

The FiTI International Secretariat is the global executive body of the initiative. It is accountable to the FiTI International Board.

The FiTI International Secretariat is responsible for the day-to-day running of the FiTI. It provides the technical and administrative support to the FiTI International Board, which determines its operational and strategic priorities. It is led by the Executive Director of the Secretariat who reports to the FiTI International Board through the FiTI Chair.

The FiTI International Secretariat is based in Seychelles.


Current team of the FiTI International Secretariat

Mr. Sven Biermann, Executive Director

based in Seychelles

Mr. Mansor Ndour, Regional Coordinator West Africa

based in Senegal

Mr. Martin Zapata, Regional Coordinator Latin America

based in Bolivia

Mr. Will May, Regional Coordinator Western Indian Ocean

based in Seychelles

Ms. Michele Andre, World Bank Consultant/Public Relations Coordinator

based in Seychelles

Ms. Christina Fondamiere, Administrative Assistant

based in Seychelles

Dr. André Standing, Technical Advisor to the FiTI International Secretariat

based in Kenya