Our People

The value of volunteers

Volunteers: they are vital to Exchange. Thanks to them, we are able every day to offer expertise free to companies in the South. They help us find new voluntary experts. And they assist us in building new networks in the North and the South. Meet:

The central team

At our head office in Antwerp, our team is responsible for daily administration, project coordination and volunteer management.

 

Eva Escobar
Project coordinator  Uganda| Database management
+32 3 740 06 91
eva.escobar (AT) exchangevzw.be

Martine Hustinx
Project coordinator Burkina Faso and Senegal| Grant management
+32 3 740 06 93
martine.hustinx (AT) exchangevzw.be

Eline Ghysels
Project Coordinator Rwanda and South Africa | Events, ICT and Process management
+32 3 740 06 92
eline.ghysels (AT) exchangevzw.be

Ellen Van Dessel
Project Coordinator Tanzania and Malawi| Volunteer management
+32 3 740 06 91
ellen (AT) exchangevzw.be

Steve Stoop
Global Partnerships Coordinator
+32 3 740 06 90
steve(AT) exchangevzw.be

Frank Foulon
General Manager
+32 3 740 06 94
frank.foulon (AT) exchangevzw.be

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The Local Representatives

The local representatives are our people on the ground in the focus countries. They identify relevant companies and organizations to present Exchange and ensure that all projects fit with our selection criteria. They also provide support to the experts during the projects.

Burkina Faso

Abdourahamane Maiga
Bobo Dioulasso
+226 77 54 94 57
handedeoua (AT) yahoo.fr

Isabelle Noumpoa Tankoano
11 BP 80 CMS Ouagadougou 11,
+22670287756, + 22679215834
isabelle.tankoano (AT) exchangevzw.be

Auguste Compaore
Ouagadougou
+226 70 25 74 02 / + 22670257402
auguste.compaore (AT)exchangevzw.be

Malawi

Derek Lakudzala
Blantyre
+265 999 24 0293
dlakudzala (AT) gmail.com

Edna Chamgwera
+265 999 625 395
e.chamgwera (AT) hotmail.com

Lawrence Sixtone
+265995539167
lawrence.sixtone (AT) exchangevzw.be

 

Rwanda

Gaston Niyonzima
+250 786 986 580
gaston.niyonzima(AT)exchangevzw.be

Senegal

El Hadji Mamadou Mansour Sarr
Dakar
+221 77 949 10 07
mansarr4 (AT) yahoo.fr

Mohamed Sorgho
Dakar
+221 77 314 3258
sorghomohamed76 (AT) gmail.com

South Africa

Ray Mutessa Achillah
Nelspruit (Mpumalanga)
+27 82 594 4183
mutessaray (AT) gmail.com

Francois van der Merwe
Summerset West (Western Cape)
+27 82 683 54 07
francois.pta (AT) telkomsa.net

Tanzania

Lieven De Koker
Arusha
+255 754 502 040
exchangetz (AT) yahoo.co.uk

Victoria Nderumaki
Moshi
+255 754 56 16 23
vickynde (AT) yahoo.com

Uganda

Francis Kadaplackal
Kampala
+256 (0)780603387
francis.kadaplackal [AT] exchangevzw.be

Fredrick Kyeyune
Kasubi
+256 772 669 745
fkyeyune (AT) gmail.com

 

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The Country Coordinators

Our Country Coordinators are the essential link between the Head Office and our work in the South. They maintain regular contact with our local representatives on the ground and thus ensure only projects fitting Exchange's selection criteria are selected.

 

Burkina Faso

Pierre De Dijcker
+32 498 48 89 32
pierre.de.dijcker (AT) exchangevzw.be

Malawi

Riet Dubois
+32 485 834 790
riet.dubois (AT) exchangevzw.be

Rwanda

Guy Callebaut
+32 475 39 67 67
guy.callebaut (AT) exchangevzw.be

Senegal

Patrick Hanssens
+32 494 54 50 50
patrick.hanssens(AT)exchangevzw.be

South Africa

Eric Meersman
+32 496 55 46 74
eric.meersman (AT) exchangevzw.be

Tanzania

Tijl Van Boxstael
tijl.van.boxstael (AT) exchangevzw.be

Uganda

Jean Paul Mollie
jean-paul.mollie AT exchangevzw.be

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The Sector Coordinators

Dankzij de sectorcoördinatoren heeft Exchange makkelijk toegang tot diverse netwerken. Zo vinden we voortdurend nieuwe experten, maar kunnen we ook snel toegang krijgen tot specifieke expertise en kennis.

Architecture & construction

Eric Selis
+32 477 33 50 45
eric.selis (AT) exchangevzw.be

Bakery

Guido Devillé
+32 478 27 84 96
guido.deville (AT) exchangevzw.be

Business Planning

Peter De Bruyn
+32 473 75 51 75
peter.de.bruyn (AT) exchangevzw.be

Food processing & packaging

Guy Dohogne
+32 479 50 04 28
guy.dohogne (AT) exchangevzw.be

Horticulture & vegetable production

Wilfried Saelens
+32 475 64 32 83
wilfried.saelens (AT) exchangevzw.be

ICT

Yvan Rooseleer
+32 474 56 45 76
yvan.rooseleer (AT)exchangevzw.be

Toerism

Griet Geudens
+32 474 99 22 15
griet.geudens (AT) exchangevzw.be

 Waste Management

Anne Vandeputte

anne.vandeputte (AT) exchangevzw.be

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The Network Coordinators (Company Club)

Deze vrijwilligers zorgen voor de contacten met de bedrijfswereld en de corporate sponsors. Voor vragen over mogelijk partnerschappen ben je bij hen aan het juiste adres.

 

Marcel Umans
+32 475 43 25 51
marcel.umans (AT) exchangevzw.be

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