General Director FXB International (Geneva)
Christine Eggs is General Director of the Association François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB International).
Having spent her entire working life dealing first-hand with development issues in Africa, Asia and South America, Christine is an expert in issues involving the care, support and protection of orphans and vulnerable children, as well as the development of fragile communities. Christine joined FXB International in 1991 and has actively contributed to the development of FXB activities and the Community Development Program FXBVillage methodology throughout the world. Within FXB International, she is notably developing innovative partnerships relating to sustainable development.
Christine is a Board Member of FXB France and FXB Rwanda.
Director FXB France
Laure Delouvrier joined FXB in 2014 and is currently Director of FXB France.
She is actively involved in fundraising, working with institutional organisations, corporate foundations and private donors. In this capacity, Laure arranges partnerships with funders, organizes a range of events and is in close contact with the media. Her goal is for FXB to grow its resources each year, and with them its ability to finance local programs.
Director of Finance & Administration (Geneva)
Gonçalo Ribeiro, Director of Finance and Administration, joined FXB in March 2009.
Of Portuguese nationality, Mr. Ribeiro studied in Portugal and complimented his MASTER degree with post-graduate studies in Paris and Belgium. He speaks Portuguese, French, English and Spanish.
Philanthropy and Partnership Manager (Geneva)
Aline holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies of Geneva, during which she focused on International Human Rights Law and Economics of International Development. She also holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Corporate Communication. Aline joined the Association François-Xavier Bagnoud as an intern in 2009 with a first focus on communication. She was then quickly involved in almost all facets of FXB; including fundraising, donors’ and partners’ relationships and program’s implementation. Aline has gained extensive experience in the community development, education, health access and child/women protection sectors through her work within FXB and in collaboration with a multitude of stakeholders like NGOs, corporate foundations and government agencies.
Program Performance and Innovation Manager (Geneva)
He was then quickly made responsible for the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) processes of the FXB programs, with a specific focus on final evaluations. In addition to the M&E, Sacha also works on project proposals, multidimentional poverty analysis, performance reporting, and program development.
He holds a Master’s degree in Ethics and Economics from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.
Senior Advisor (Geneva)
Emmanuel is a trained economist and holds graduate degrees in economics and political science.
Program Director FXB USA
Country Director FXB China
Under his leadership, FXB China has made remarkable progress. In 2013, the FXBVillage methodology was recognized as one of the best community programs for the development of the Yi Community, receiving the “Special Award for Contribution to the Community Yi.” This ethnic group is marginalized and has a shocking rate of poverty and illiteracy, especially among women.
Country Director FXB India
FXB India Suraksha works in about fifteen states and territories of the Indian Union, providing concrete assistance to women, children and disadvantaged communities in order to reduce their vulnerability in terms of poverty, health, education and protection.
Mamta has an MPhil degree in agriculture economics and has worked extensively in the areas of rural livelihoods, socio-economic and policy research and several monitoring and evaluation programs across India, Vietnam and Nepal.
Cho Cho Mar Kyaw
Country Director FXB Myanmar
Previously, she started with FXB Myanmar in 2013 as a care and support program team leader to PLHIV. She has 20 years of experience in humanitarian action, sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and social development as Program Manager, Program Coordinator in government sector, local NGOs and international NGOs. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of medicine and surgery and a Master’s Degree of Public Health from the University of Medicine, Myanmar. She also completed a Master’s Degree of Development Studies from the Institutes of Economic and a Post-graduate degree of Social Work in Yangon University. Cho Cho also holds several certificates in Leadership and program management as well as Management of HIV from the Department of Global Health, University of Washington. She is also involved in workshops on Gender Equality, Policy Development for Women Empowerment and technical working group committee of anti-trafficking and child labor protection.
Program Director Africa
Having acquired important expertise in the socio-economic and cultural dynamics of African great lakes communities, he substantially contributed in designing the FXB comprehensive program of support targeting orphans, vulnerable children and destitute families affected by HIV/AIDS in Rwanda, that he later developed in Uganda, Burundi and DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo).
Under his leadership, FXB was awarded a first grant from US President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) to launch 20 new Community Development Programs FXBVillages in Rwanda and Uganda, as well as a second grant to launch 14 other programs in 2012.
Country Director FXB South Africa
Stevie (short for Stephanie) started with FXB in South Africa in 2000 and has been a Country Director since 2008. Stevie leads the staff in the Johannesburg After-School Life Skills Program and the Vocational Training Program, assisting with research on subjects covered in these programs. She is also involved in youth workshops on HIV, AIDS and safer sex; preparation for job interviews; etiquette and in staying positive and motivated, and helps the Fundraising Officer with fundraising and proposals.
Under Stevie’s leadership, FXB South Africa launched the first FXB Vocational Training Program in Soweto and Alexandra townships (Johannesburg).
Stevie wrote a book for children dealing with death, called My Special Angel.
Program Manager FXB Mongolia
She holds a Bachelor degree in Linguistics. She graduated from the Teacher’s University in 1999, Ulaanbaatar and worked as English and Mongolian Language teacher for 10 years at the school #1 of Sainshand, Dornogobi as well as the American school in Ulaanbaatar.
Executive Director FXB Rwanda
Emmanuel is particularly skilled in program design, planning and management; monitoring and evaluation; partners’ capacity building and mobilisation.
Head of Unit FXB Burundi
Gisèle joined FXB in January 2008 as HIV and Psychosocial Support Officer. She has learned a lot from her work about community development, child protection and the empowerment of women, as well as the supervision of associations, NSAs (Non-State Actors) and CSOs (Civil Society Organizations). From 2011, Gisèle was promoted to the position of Head of Unit and represents FXB to the government and to other technical and financial partners in Burundi.