Our Associates

M&D Consulting has the pleasure to work with a talented multi-disciplinary team of associates that are located all over the world, with extensive knowledge, field experience, as well as an average of 25 years of experience in various programs areas.

Meet our wonderful associates:

Erma Manoncourt

Dr. Manoncourt is the founding President of M&D Consulting Inc. and a retired UN official who currently works as a senior management and development consultant. Based in Paris France, she specializesin developing behaviour and social change interventions, designing participatory methodologies and evaluating behavioural interventions at both individual and community levels.

Anne Sheeran

Dr. Sheeran is a global development professional with 20+ years of experience researching, evaluating and advocating the evidence base for what works in accelerating equity outcomes for the most vulnerable children and women, within the normative...

Arthur Tweneboa-Kodua

Arthur Tweneboa-Kodua is a Development and Communication Expert. He is a hard working, self-motivated, adaptable and dependable person with significant broad knowledge in contemporary social development issues. He has over thirty-six years' cumulative...

Albert Legrand Fosso

Albert Legrand Fosso a des  compétences couvrant divers domaines ainsi que des expériences opérationnelles en qualité de consultant pour l’Unicef et la Banque mondiale. Ses compétences portent notamment sur : la rédaction de protocoles de recherches et la...

Barbara Franklin

Barbara Franklin is a specialist in communication for social and behavior change and Director of All One Communication. She provides technical assistance to international NGOs and SMOs, the UN, and multilateral and bilateral partners worldwide. Working...

Bakoly Rabenarivo

Titulaire de Doctorat en Médecine et de Masters en Santé Publique, option Contrôle de maladie, ayant 16 ans d'expérience professionnelle en Santé publique dans les pays en développement dont 7 ans à Madagascar dans le domaine de la santé mère enfant et la...

Cynthia DeWindt

Ms. DeWindt is a  facilitator with over 30 years experience in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean in support of organizational development, team building, human resource development, social marketing and social mobilization activities.

Celestin Paryss Olivier Kouta

Paryss Kouta is a Senior Communication for Development Specialist with a very rich experience in the fields of Social Mobilisation, Community Engagement, Risk & Emergency Communication as well as Communicating with Communities (CwC). For more than 30...

Deirdre O’Shea

Deirdre O'Shea has over 25 years of experience in writing, editing, strategic communication and external relations, with particular expertise in international development, multilateral affairs and public higher education. She is an excellent writer and...

Elham Fateem

Elham Fateem has over 30 years of experience nationally and internationally in the field of development; designing, managing and delivering training and research as well as technical assistance to the private sector, government organizations and NGOs in...

Eman Eltigani

Eman Eltigani is qualitative research and development communication professional with over 13 years of international experience in the media, training and development sectors. She has a deep understanding of social research, strategic planning, advocacy,...

Eloho Basikoro

Eloho Basikoro, PhD is a global development professional and social scientist with over 10 years of work experience in research, teaching and strategic development planning within academia and the international development sector. Eloho recently conducted...

Farkhad Imambakiev

Farkhad Imambakiev, a former UNICEF staff member, has worked as a consultant with UNICEF offices in Bangladesh, Eritrea, Pakistan, South Sudan and Turkmenistan since 2012. He brings a diverse skill set in strategic communication, project implementation...

Glenn Laverack

Dr. Laverack is an international leader in health and empowerment with a distinguished career for more than 30 years working in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific regions. Formerly working as the Senior Research Fellow at Flinders University he was also...

Günter Heidrich

Günter Heidrich has worked as a C4D consultant with UNICEF for more then 10 years now. He has worked mainly with the Regional Office for West and Central Africa and with Country Offices of the region on C4D strategy development for different sector...

Jude-Marie Alexis Smalec

Jude-Marie Alexis Smalec is a C4D/SBCC professional with 20+ years of experience in public health initiatives. She is an experienced trainer in formal and non-formal settings. Jude-Marie Alexis Smalec is also a skilled online instructor in health...

Joyce Brandful

Joyce Brandful has three decades of communication development and management experience including marketing and advertising. She worked for twenty-one years with UNICEF emergency, development and transition programmes in Ghana, Madagascar, the Democratic Republic of...

José Paulo de Araújo

José Paulo de Araújo has been working in the communication field for over 30 years, with experience in seven countries from three different continents, where he has supported interventions with high social impact. Some of his projects includes the...

JoAnna Pollonais

JoAnna Pollonais is a communication for development specialist that believes that communications is an integral part of every development/humanitarian initiative, and a dynamic strategy can raise the profile of an organization. The latter involves telling...

Kenia Guimaraes

Kenia Guimaraes is a determined and an effective communicator with international development and public health expertise. She has strong analytical skills in global health, advocacy, gender-based violence, women and children’s health and migrant and...

Maurice Apted

Maurice Apted has International development experience since 1976 in the academic world in Fiji, Pacific Islands and the United States, and with international development contractors such as USAID and the United Nations system since 1985 – work experience...

Marwa Kamel

Marwa Kamel is a senior Behavior Change communication expert with 20+ years of extensive experience in strategic communication and programme management. She has worked across the Middle East, Central Asia, and Europe for international organizations and UN...

Maya Dorsey

Maya Dorsey is a creative, versatile, motivated public health professional with a background in health research, monitoring and evaluation, as well as project management/ implementation. Maya believes health is at the forefront of all aspects of our lives...

Maie Ayoub

Maie Ayoub has 40 years of experience working at increasingly senior management levels for human rights-based development and communications in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. Her skills are related to: Human-rights based situational assessments...

Mumtaz Ali

Mumtaz Ali has been working on various issues for the last ten years that are directly or indirectly related to health promotion, communication and social mobilization as well as program management with government, national and international...

Nirupama Sarma

Niruupama Sarma is a senior consultant in Communication for Development (C4D) with 25 years’ experience across Asia and Africa. She has worked with leading UN agencies (UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNDP, WHO, the World Bank) and INGOs such as Save the Children, MSF,...

Nihad Gohar

Nihad Gohar is a former UN official, who has worked for the International Labour Organization, UNICEF and UNWOMEN. She has worked in the field of child protection, gender equality and the empowerment of women. She has more than 15 years of experience in...

Narcisse de Medeiros

Narcisse de Medeiros is a UNICEF retiree staff member, now senior International consultant in the field of Communication for Development (C4D) associated to challenges and promotion of Public and Community Health, Nutrition, WASH, Education, and...

Ruchin Sharma

Ruchin Sharma is a result-driven international development professional having substantial experience of over 15 years, applying results-based management (RBM) approach's with increasingly complex social development, response, relief and humanitarian...

Rozanne Chorlton

Rozanne Chorlton provides communication guidance and support, particularly to organisations with leadership and management challenges and those seeking to establish an empowering organisational culture. Rozanne spent 15 years in senior management roles,...

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson has twenty years international experience as UN adviser in public policy development, human rights monitoring and reporting, and UN System country-level development and strategic planning. He also previously worked 10+ years as head of...

Savita Varde-Naqvi

Savita Varde-Naqvi brings not only a theory-driven approach to Behaviour and Social Change Communication and Programme Management, but a diverse field experience as a journalist, humanitarian activist and a development professional

Shari Cohen

Shari Cohen is a senior professional with over 28 years of experience in international development, with a strong focus on programming that contributes to the empowerment of women, young people, and men. Ms. Cohen values human rights-based approaches that...

Shelley Facente

Shelley Facente is a senior public health consultant, sociologist, and epidemiologist with over a decade of experience working with government agencies and community-based non-profits. With a focus on formative research, needs assessments, and evaluation,...

Subhash Misra

Subhash Misra has extensive experience in managing development and humanitarian programmes with focus on strategic planning and coordination. He has worked in several international agencies as consultant, adviser, and in management roles. Some of the...

Supriya Mukherji

Supriya Mukherji has 25 years experience in Social Behaviour Change Communication working with UNICEF in India and Indonesia

Susan Roe

As a resident of South Asia, Susan Roe continues to be inspired and engaged by the complexity and challenges associated with strategic communication work in the South, South East Asia and South Pacific regions. She considers each assignment as an...

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