Staff of the CITES Secretariat

Office of the Secretary-General
Ivonne Higuero Secretary-General
Virginia Rothenbuhler Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General
Administration and Finance Unit
Susanne Bengtsson Head
Philippe Brarda Administrative Assistant
Noemi Reyes Finance Assistant
Irene Ngigi Programme Management Assistant
Governing Bodies Unit
David Morgan Chief
Hélène Gandois Programme and Documentation Officer
[Vacant] Meetings & Conference Assistant
Victoria Zentilli Documents Assistant
Pascal Perraud Documents Clerk
Outreach and Projects Unit
Haruko Okusu Chief
[Vacant] Programme Officer  eCITES, traceability
Shashika Sedara Hettige Associate ICT Officer
Panida Charotok Programme management assistant  EU and US projects
Francisco Perez Gonzalez Communications support officer (consultant)
Vanam Dhalladoo IT support officer (consultant)
 
CITES Programme on Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE)
Thea Carroll Coordinator
David Henson Programme Officer
Mrigesh Kshatriya Data Scientist
Bernard Koech Finance & Budget Officer
Wubalem Negash Finance and Budget Assistant
Rachel Mwangi  Finance and Budget Assistant
Constant Ndjassi Programme Management Officer
 
CITES Tree Species Programme (CTSP)
Milena Sosa Schmidt Coordinator
Science Unit
Tom De Meulenaer Chief
Karen Gaynor Scientific Support Officer  Fauna
Isabel Camarena Scientific Support Officer  Flora
Hyeon Jeong Kim Associate Scientific Support Officer   Aquatic species
Martin Hitziger Junior Professional Officer  Plant species
Dejana Radisavljevic Research Assistant
Legal Unit
Juan Carlos Vasquez Chief
Sofie H. Flensborg Legal Officer  National Legislation Project, Transport, WTO
Liu Yuan Programme Officer  Livelihoods, IPLC
Penelope-Anne Benn Research Assistant
Elodie Moulin Legal Support Officer (consultant)
Johannes Stahl Compliance Support Officer (consultant)
Enforcement Unit
Ben Janse van Rensburg Chief
Pia Jonsson Enforcement Support Officer  Annual Illegal Trade Reports
Maroun Abi Chahine Programme assistant
 
International Consortium on Combatting Wildlife Crime (ICCWC)
Edward van Asch Associate Programme Officer - Coordinator
[Vacant] ICCWC Support Officer (consultant)

 

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Street address: Postal address:
CITES Secretariat
International Environment House
11 Chemin des Anémones
CH-1219 Châtelaine, Geneva
Switzerland
Tel: +41-(0)22-917-81-39/40
Fax: +41-(0)22-797-34-17
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CITES Secretariat
Palais des Nations
Avenue de la Paix 8-14
1211 Genève 10
Switzerland