Headquarters Staff

The following list includes a quick description of the tasks of each staff member. If you wish to send an e-mail to one of them, simply click on the corresponding name.


Administrative, institutional & communications pole

picture of Valerie Bistagne

Valérie Bistagne
Administration, Finances and Communications Director

  • Human resources
  • Administrative Management
  • Finances
  • Legal affairs
  • Official documents translations
  • Communications
Karim Adgharouamane

Karim Adgharouamane
Administrative and Finances Officer

  • Assistant to the Administrative & Financial Director
  • Bookkeeping, cost accounting
  • Relations with suppliers
Laurent Grube

Laurent Grube
IT Officer

  • IT-Management
  • Tools development
Valerie Sarfati

Valérie Lydon
Team PA

  • Team personal assistant
  • Logistics and organization of international and institutional events
  • Administration and maintenance of membership
  • HQ travel arrangements
Carole Schaal Cornillet

Carole Schaal Cornillet
Public Relations and Membership Officer

  • Membership coordination and development
  • Media and public relations
  • VIP and donor relations
Alba Glass

Alba Glass
Communications Officer

  • Web & Newsletter management
  • Communications, marketing and PR activities
  • Contact for World Water Forum communication activities
  • Translations
  • Coordination of the King Hassan & Kyoto Prizes
Fabien Canale

Fabien Canale
Communications and IT assistant

  • Website integration 
  • SEO 
  • Communication tasks support

 

 


Thematic & political pole

Daniele Gaillard-Picher

Danielle Gaillard Picher
Director of Policy and Programs

  • Management of the Council’s thematic and political programmes
  • Relationship building with key members and partners
  • Supporting the selection, negotiation process, governance and management of the World Water Forums
Kevin Chretien

Kevin Chrétien
Project Officer

  • Institutional affairs
  • Thematic and policy review
  • Citizen’s Forum and youth task force

 

 

Mariem Khemiri

Mariem Khemiri
Project Officer

  • Coordination of Local Authorities Process and the Istanbul Water Consensus
  • Coordination of Parliamentarian Process 
  • Political Policy Engagement
Afonso Do Ó

Afonso Do Ó
Project Officer

  • Coordinate and manage projects on water & agriculture and water & food security
  • Coordinate and lead program development on the human right to water, water for health & nature, transboundary issues, and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
  • Support Regional Process of 7th World Water Forum