Our Team

World Federation of Hemophilia
1425, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest, bureau 1200
Montréal, Québec H3G 1T7

General Inquiries


Tel.: +1 514-875-7944
Fax: +1 514-875-8916

Alain Baumann
CEO - Chief Executive Officer

Antonio José Almeida
Senior Director, Operations

Sylvia Balycky
Executive Assistant

Christiane Casavant, CHRP
Human Resources Manager

Strategic & Community Partnerships

Jennifer Laliberté
Director, Strategic & Community Partnerships / WFH USA National Director

Marlene Spencer
Corporate Relations Manager

Annie Colavita
Giving and Membership Manager

Roddy Doucet
Philanthropy Manager, Community Outreach

Andreina Tovar Sanchez
Philanthropy Manager

Humanitarian Aid

Assad E. Haffar
Medical & Humanitarian Aid Director

Georgios Ampartzidis
Logistics Manager - Humanitarian Aid

Jayson Martin
Manager, Humanitarian Aid Development & Training

Hans Jacques
Compliance Specialist - Humanitarian Aid

Tanya Dranzewski
Humanitarian Aid Coordinator

Marlene Ranz
Humanitarian Aid Officer

Daniela Urcia
Humanitarian Aid Assistant

Regional Development

Salome Mekhuzla
Director, Regional Development

Rana Saifi
Regional Manager
Middle East

Irene Chami
Regional Manager

Guadalupe Lagrada
Regional Program Manager
Asia & Western Pacific

Sachi Satapathy 
Regional Manager
South Asia & East Asia

Karine Kocharyan
Regional Manager

Fernanda de Carvalho Geiger
Regional Manager
South America

Miguel Izquierdo
Regional Manager
Central America and Caribbean

Felipe Mallarino
Regional Development & Accreditation Coordinator

Julie Neal
Regional Development Assistant

Programs & Education


Luisa Durante
Head, Programs & Education - interim

Fiona Robinson
Education Materials Manager

Stephanie Pineda
Program Coordinator
Twinning & Global NMO Training

Aleah Loney 
Program Coordinator
IHTC, IEQAS, and Education Materials Production

Zoe Jackson
Programs and Education Assistant

Research & Public Policy

Donna Coffin
Director, Research & Public Policy

Mayss Naccache 
Gene Therapy Program Manager

Emily Ayoub
Data & Research Manager

Toong Youttananukorn 
Data and Research Coordinator

Ellia Tootoonchian 
Data Specialist

Jennifer Brennan 
Research & Public Policy Assistant

Congress & Meetings

Jeremias Rodriguez, CMP
Director, Congress & Meetings

Danielle André
Senior Congress & Meetings Manager
Exhibitions / Special Events

Hélène Lussier
Senior Congress & Meetings Manager
Scientific Programs / Special Events 

Christina Mills
Congress & Meetings Manager
Registration & Housing

Emilie Réhel
Congress & Meetings Manager
Special Events

Liliane Yan
Meetings & Events Officer

Ingrid Castro
Registration Officer

Ibiza Vazquez Macario
Housing Officer

Megan Del Grosso
Events Assistant

Marketing & Communications

Neha Suchak
Director, Marketing & Communications

Marketing & Communications Manager

Mitch Semienchuk

Laura Podmore
Assistant, Communications & Publications

Finance & Administration

Irene Bitharas, CPA, CGA
Director, Finance & Administration

Johanne Paul
Administrative Assistant


Elena Galstian
Head, Accounting & Financial Planning

Gayane Avagyan
Accounting Manager

Anush Bakhshyan
Accounting Technician

Jenny-Xiu Qi
Accounting Clerk

Information Technology

Linda Lovegrove
Head, Information Technologies

Annie Luong
Database Coordinator

Martin Cloutier
IT Officer

Hampig Krjalian
IT Database Analyst

Electra Rozakis
IT/ Website Analyst