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Global Secretariat

Activities of the Movement for Community-led Development are coordinated by a dedicated staff team.

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Gunjan Veda, Global Secretary and Executive Director (MCLD US)

Pascal Djohossou, West Africa Coordinator and CLD Benin Permanent Secretary

Joanna Mbakulo, Uganda Country Coordinator

Steve Ogutu, MCLD-Kenya Executive Director and East Africa Coordinator

Luana Esquenazi, Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Coordinator 

Cathy Amenya, Program Manager

Nelly Mecklenburg, Senior Manager, Learning & Network Weaving

Sera Bülbül, Research, Communications, and Learning

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John Coonrod, Founder and US Chair

The Movement for Community-led Development also deeply appreciates the substantive contributions of our interns. Meet them here.