Our team

ConnectAID was created in 2019 by specialists in both humanitarian and development aid and in computer programming. It is currently listed as a startup company, registered in the French “Register of Trades and Companies” of Annecy.

Our Founders

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Gaëlle Mogli

Founder and CEO

 

United Nations Spokesperson for the World Food Programme (WFP), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Gaëlle has also worked for UNICEF and various NGOs across five continents, including during emergency situations.

Gaëlle Mogli Sévenier has over 18 years of experience as a journalist and Communication Expert in the humanitarian and development aid sector.

Since 2018, she is devoting her life to ConnectAID to meet the international cooperation's needs that she has identified in the field.

Connect on LinkedIn: LinkedIn

 

E-PERLINK

Web development & Graphic Design Associates

E-Perlink is a French company specializing in computer programming, web development and graphic design. The agency is based in Annecy and has been operating since 2002.

With Matthieu Billon Lanfrey as web developer, the company is co-managed by Fabien and Nicolas Carminati, as well as Emmanuel Dannenmuller, who is also the co-founder of the smartphones brand Fantôme Ltd.

 
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Emmanuel Dannenmuller

LinkedIn

Matthieu

Matthieu Billon Lanfrey LinkedIn

Fabien

Fabien Carminati

 

Nicolas

Nicolas Carminati

 

Our Ambassadors

 

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Adam Rogers

Author, Senior UN Adviser
(Head of Communication & Regional Communication Adviser - UNDP; Regional Representative - UNOSSC; Global Coordinator - World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty) LinkedIn

"ConnectAID is needed now more than ever to ensure limited support gets to where the need is greatest. Solving the world’s challenges has never been about supply shortages – whether that supply is food, resources or medicine. It is always about coordination and matching supply with demand in a timely manner." 

Amaya Gillespie

Amaya Gillespie

UN Adviser & former Director of the UN Study on violence against children

Brisbane, Australia LinkedIn

"I still believe that the world is a generous place and it is possible to live life 'on purpose"; but too often we get wrapped up in our own individual effort and forget that we can do so much more when we are "connected". That is what ConnectAID is all about. As the proverb goes: " If you want to go quickly go alone, if you want to go far, go together..."

Omar Baddour

Omar Baddour

Head Climate Monitoring & Policy 
Word Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland LinkedIn


"ConnectAID has indeed innovated the way solidarity can help climate action and sustainable development, with a modern and easy access information and communication platform."

 

Our Strategic Committee Members

Our Strategic Committee is an advisory body composed of the following Members:

Jean Ayoub

Jean Ayoub 

Secretary-General of the International Social Service - ISS Network (Geneva, Switzerland) LinkedIn

“ConnectAID is the purpose-driven communication tool NGOs need to feature their social and humanitarian impact on local communities.”

Since 2018, Jean Ayoub, who worked as the Director of Disaster Response & Operations Coordination for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, provides ConnectAID with a deep understanding of the world's humanitarian and social affairs. He has contributed a global vision, strategic recommendations, as well as management and partnerships guidelines.

 

Jean-Pierre Cubizolle

 Jean-Pierre Cubizolle

Founder and Director of CHC (Geneva, Switzerland) LinkedIn

"ConnectAID brings the appropriate integrated support solutions to NGO, for them to focus efficiently on their humanitarian mission and objectives."

Jean-Pierre Cubizolle has over 35 years experience in Management of multi-national organizations, lately in the health sector. He was co-founder of ADEIS and on the board of foundation of RET International, two NGOs involved in children education.

 

 
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Aanchal Khurana

UN Spokesperson, Head of Sub Office and Emergency Coordinator  (Canada) LinkedIn

« ConnectAID is a unique platform that brings carefully vetted underfunded projects from across the globe to the attention of potential donors, both from the private and public sectors »

Aanchal Khurana brings 14 years of international field experience to ConnectAID, having worked mainly in conflict zones, natural disasters and epidemics/pandemics contexts. She contributes her diverse skill set in partnerships capacities across a wide range of actors including donors, civil society and the private sector.

 

Pierre Bernier

Pierre Bernier

Managing Director at Unigestion SA (Geneva, Switzerland) LinkedIn

"ConnectAID has an innovative approach in a growing market. A project with great potential led by professionals with real convictions as well as a world vision."

Pierre Bernier brings a holistic understanding and established skill set in areas of management and human resources to ConnectAID. He also provides pro-bono expertise and strategic advice for the development of the International Solidarity Network.

 

Francis Bouvier

Francis Bouvier

Secretary General at CAPEB ISERE (Grenoble, France) LinkedIn

"I find this platform necessary."

Francis Bouvier, who has directed several French enterprises, shares his extensive experience in startup creation with ConnectAID, as well as key experience in areas of strategic planning and management.

 

Alpha Team Members

 

Stephanie

Stephanie VON KANEL

Communication and Partnership Coordinator (ISS) LinkedIn
Australia 

Hinddou

Hinddou MAÏGA

NGO Ambassador/ Field Reporter
(ISS - FXB Rwanda) LinkedIn
 Switzerland

Anaïs Hude

Anaïs Hude

Communication and SDGs

France

Fedda

Fedda AUPEST

Web Marketing LinkedIn

France


Our Community Advocates

As part of our Ambassador program, ConnectAID’s Community Advocates network is composed of carefully selected volunteer Members whose commitment to sustainable development is in line with ConnectAID’s vision. 

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Aurelia Brun

Digital Marketing Consultant
France
LinkedIn

Dominique Morisse

Int. Partnerships Senior Manager -Former UNESCO Staff - Fance LinkedIn

Rachel Harri Weiser

Philanthropy Manager Campaigns Advisor USA LinkedIn

Dirk Franssens

Former Social Psychiatric Therapist
- Philanthropist
Holland LinkedIn

Suzanne Milcault

Export and Business 
- Former Media Director in Guatemala
France LinkedIn

Alka Khenchi

SDG Advocate 
Researcher
Holland 
LinkedIn

 
 
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