Team

The team at Amref Health Africa in Canada hold signs why health workers count.

Expert Staff

Amref Health Africa staff are experts in their field.

This ensures health programs are well-funded, well-designed, and well-implemented, making sure that African communities receive every benefit of the health programs we manage.


Headshot of Anne-Marie Kamanye, Executive Director

Anne-Marie Kamanye

Executive Director

Anne-Marie Kamanye is the Executive Director of Amref Health Africa in Canada. Committed to women and children’s rights, Anne-Marie has more than eight years of work experience in international development.

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Onome Ako

Onome Ako

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Onome Ako joined Amref Health Africa in Canada in October 2014 as Director of Strategic Partnerships. Prior to joining Amref Health Africa, Onome worked with World Vision Canada for six years.

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Jennifer Foulds, Communications and PR Director

Jennifer Foulds

Communications and PR Director

Jennifer joined Amref Health Africa in Canada in February 2012, bringing more than a decade of experience in directing communications and public relations programs in the non-profit sector.

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Rachel Lancaster

Director of Fundraising and Marketing

Rachel Lancaster returned to Amref Health Africa in 2017 after several years developing innovative marketing strategy for TD Bank, bringing a deep and diverse business acumen and strategic approach.

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Kevin O'Neill, Director of Programmes

Kevin O'Neill

Director of Programmes

Kevin O’Neill joined Amref Health Africa in Canada in April 2014 in the role of Director of Programmes, bringing with him six years of experience in the international development sector.

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Graham Atkinson, Program Manager

Graham Atkinson

Program Manager

Graham Atkinson joined Amref Health Africa in August 2014, bringing with him international development experience in East Africa, Southeast Asia, and South America.

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Nasim Abdi

Nasim Abdi

Project Manager

Nasim Abdi joined Amref Health Africa in Canada in August 2017 in the role of Project Manager, bringing with her six years of experience in the international development sector.

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Sean Power

Sean Power

Project Manager

Sean Power joined the communications team at Amref Health Africa in Canada in October 2010. An independent marketing communications specialist, Sean works on digital communications and fundraising projects.

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Melina Kalamandeen

Program Officer

Melina Kalamadeen joined Amref Health Africa in Canada in 2018. She plays a key role in overseeing, monitoring and reporting on Canada-based grants, partnerships and collaborations.

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Tasneem Haiderbhai

Finance Manager

Tasneem Haiderbhai joined Amref Health Africa in Canada in June 2014, bringing more than a decade of financial reporting and accounting experience from energy, manufacturing and non-profit businesses.

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