EVI Staff 


The Secretariat implements policies and strategies recommended by EVI Scientific Advisory Committee and approved by the EVI Board, including the development of the annual action plan, oversight of the peer review system for grant applications and support for EVI SAC's policy development and networking. EVI staff also supports the work of the EVI Board, liaises and negotiates with partners, oversees funded programmes and maintains financial and operational control systems.

Ole Olesen

Executive Director

Sophie Houard

Director of Vaccine Development

Thorsten Kohaut

Senior Finance Officer

Monika Slezak

Project Manager

Irina Meln

Project and Innovation Manager

Masauso Moses Phiri

Visiting Fellow

Mandeep Kaur


Nicolas Havelange


Hilde Depraetere

Director of Operations

Nicola Viebig

Chief Scientific Officer

Sandra Hauenstein

Finance Assistant

Catarina Luis

Project and Communications Manager

Romina Di Marzo

Fundraising and Communications Manager

Amanda Wanyana

Visiting Fellow

Daniel Reem

Project Manager Assistant

Sten Larsen Finnsson

Finance and HR Director

Stefan Jungbluth

Head of Business Development

Flavia D'Alessio

Project Manager

Eliana Acosta

Project Manager

William Martin

Project Manager Assistant

Japhet Anim

Visiting Fellow

Roland Frank

Project Manager