A former High Commissioner of Police, Frédéric has over 35 years of extensive experience in policing and security issues, starting in France and, over the years, in other parts of Europe, most regions of Africa, the Middle East and South America. He has in-depth experience in the Horn of Africa, having worked as the French provost Marshall of the Operation ‘Restore Hope’, covering Djibouti and Somalia. Frédéric has worked in anti-terrorism efforts in France, Lebanon, Somalia, Syria, Israel, Romania, Moldova, Kosovo, Bosnia, Guyana, Greater Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean nations.
Federico has more than 19 years of worldwide working experience, particularly in the Eastern and Southern Africa region, and the Caribbean, in Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building activities, development, conflict prevention and post-conflict reconstruction. He has extensive knowledge in Project Management – Result based approach and planning, particularly in the framework of EU funded projects. Previously, Federico has worked in UN-Peace Keeping Operations, as Liaison Advocacy Officer in Brussels in the Development sector, as well as in EU electoral political analysis missions in West Africa and Latin America. He also has extensive knowledge on human-rights and civil society participatory strategies.
Alma is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She serves in AML-THB as a senior technical advisor and editor-in-chief.
Alma has previously worked as the Head of Counter financing of Terrorism and Anti Money Laundering at the Joint Counter Terrorism Analysis Centre where she was involved in carrying out financial investigations; carrying out financial crime risk assessments; conducting investigations on transnational organised crime linked to terror financing; mapping out the country in relation to terrorism financing; creating financial profiles of individuals and entities; liaising with external partners through Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA); and liaising with relevant institutions.
Tuemay AREGAWI DESTA
Tuemay is a former police commander with more than 28 years of extensive experience in the fields of policing, security and conflict management in the Horn of Africa. Tuemay has served in different regional and international organisations as a senior expert and researcher/consultant including with the UNDP, African Union and other non-governmental organisations.
John has over 25 years of working experience in providing finance, procurement, and administrative leadership.
His key qualifications include financial management and reporting, with proven experience in setting up and implementing sound organisational financial and accounting systems and operating procedures. He has over 15 years of practical knowledge in management of donor funded programmes; budget planning, financial administration, coordination of programme audits and contract management of EU – funded programmes. He also has experience in EU procurement procedures and contracting rules, ensuring transparency of operations to obtain the desired quality of supplies, services and works at the best possible price.
Faith holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Moi University, a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from The Kenya Institute of Management, a Professional Certificate from the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) and currently pursuing a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy at the Kenyatta University.
Ruth has more than 10 years of working experience in project administration and management, with extensive knowledge in Project planning and execution, particularly in the framework of EU funded projects. She has also worked with Kenya primary schools in the slums in the position of resource mobilisation. She has a proven extensive knowledge in mapping out project strategies, coordination and implementation of organisation policies within a donor’s scope.
Transport & Logistics Officer
Richard has more than 15 years of working experience in the transport industry with extensive knowledge in executive and defensive driving. He formerly worked for Kenya Pewin Cabs Company as the chief VIP driver and coordinator.
Before joining this project, he held a similar role in the previous AML/CFT project in the GHoA.
Richard is a Grade II driver, a Grade I mechanic and a holder of First Aid certificate.