Council of Elders Founding Members

Name: Azizou El Hadj Issa
Country: Benin
Contact: +22997190259
Email: az_issa@yahoo.fr

Name: Bourama Niagate
Country: Mali
Contact: +22376461498
Email: niagatebourama@yahoo.fr

Name: Fidelis Omeni
Country: Nigeria
Contact: +2348130980025
Email: fedelodomeni@yahoo.com

Name: Daboulaye Ban-Ymary
Country: Chad
Contact: +2356394352
Email: banymary.daboulaye@yahoo.fr

Name: Ernest Lamptey
Country: Ghana
Contact: +23321664654/662360
Email: ernestlamptey@yahoo.com

Name: Marcellin Agnagna
Country: Congo
Contact: +242056188086
Email: maragnagna@yahoo.fr

Name: Dr. Perez Olindo
Country: Kenya
Email: perezolindo@yahoo.com

Co-chairs of the Coalition

Name: General Theophilluis Kakpo
Country: Benin
Organization: Ministry of Environment, Housing and Urban Development
Job Title: Director General Forestry and Natural Resources
Contact: +22921330662
Email: Theophilekakpo@yahoo.fr

Name: Patrick Omondi
Country: Kenya
Organization: KWS
Job Title: Deputy director
Contact: +254722791718/+254206000800
Email: pomondi@kws.go.ke

Regional Chairs

West Africa

Name: Mamadou Lamine Sissoko
Country: Mali
Position: Chair
Email: biramou.sissoko1@gmail.com

Name: Theo Freeman
Country: Liberia
Position: Vice Chair
Contract: +231886513358; 886511776
Email: theo.freeman10@yahoo.com

Central Africa

Name: Augustin Ngumbi
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo
Position: Chair
Contact: +243(0)817100444
Email: augustingumbi@gmail.com

Name: Marcellin Agnagna
Country: Republic of Congo
Position: Vice Chair
Contact: maragnagna@yahoo.fr

East Africa

Name: Antoine Mudakikwa
Country: Rwanda
Position: Chair
Contact: +250788552826
Email: info@rwandatourism.com

Name: Charles Tumwesigye
Country: Uganda
Position: Vice Chair
Contact: +256414355000

Name: Tom Okello
Country: Uganda
Position: Vice Chair
Contact: +256772/711550294

A.E.C Secretariat

Name: Vera Weber
Country: Switzerland
Organization: Fondation Franz Weber
Job Title: President

Name: Patricia Awori
Country: Kenya
Organization: Pan African wildlife Conservation Network
Job Title: Director

Name: Hedia Baccar
Country: Tunisia
Organization: Fondation Franz Weber
Job Title: Wildlife Consultant

Name: Nathanaël Schaller
Country: Switzerland
Organization: Fondation Franz Weber
Job Title: Nature Management Coordinator

Name: Solomon Kyalo
Country: Kenya
Organization: Kenya Wildlife Service
Job title: Head Cites Implementation

Name: Winnie Kiiru
Country: Kenya

Legal Affairs

Name: Rosalind Reeve
Country: Kenya
Organization: Fondation Franz Weber
Job Title: Senior Legal Advisor

Name: Anna Zangger
Country: Switzerland
Organization: Foundation Franz Weber
Job Title: Lawyer and Communication Officer