Our Team

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

General Inquiries

[email protected]
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
Manager, Human Resources

Strategic & Community Partnerships

[email protected]

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

Marlene Spencer
Corporate Relations Manager

Roddy Doucet
Philanthropy Manager, Community Outreach

Jessica Ramirez-Jaschek
Fundraising Officer

Humanitarian Aid

[email protected]

Assad E. Haffar
Medical & Humanitarian Aid Director

Georgios Ampartzidis
Logistics Manager - Humanitarian Aid

Jayson Martin, MD, MHIS
Development & Training Manager - Humanitarian Aid

Janice Amani
Compliance Specialist - Humanitarian Aid

Tanya Dranzewski
Humanitarian Aid Coordinator

Marlene Ranz
Humanitarian Aid Officer

Daniela Urcia
Humanitarian Aid Officer

Jennifer Escandón Morales
Humanitarian Aid Assistant

Global Development

[email protected]

Salome Mekhuzla
Director, Global Development

Andreina Tovar Sanchez
Head, Global Training Programs

Rana Saifi
Regional Manager
Middle East

Irene Chami
Regional Manager

Guadalupe Lagrada
Regional Manager
Southeast Asia and Western Pacific

Guadalupe Lagrada
Regional Manager - interim
South Asia & East Asia

Karine Kocharyan
Regional Manager

Fernanda de Carvalho Geiger
Regional Manager
South America

Miguel Izquierdo
Regional Manager
Central America and Caribbean

Cheikh T. Niang, MD, MSc
Regional Manager
Western Africa

Felipe Mallarino
Coordinator, Global Development & Accreditation

Aleah Loney 
Programs Coordinator, IHTC, IEQAS, VWD Initiative

Ingrid Castro
Programs Coordinator, Twinning, Global NMO Training, Youth

Zoe Jackson
Global Development Officer (interim)

Research & Education

[email protected]

Donna Coffin, MSc
Director, Research & Education

Mayss Naccache, MSc
Gene Therapy Program Manager

Emily Ayoub, PhD
Data & Research Manager

Julia Chadwick, MScPH
Education Materials Coordinator

Toong Youttananukorn, PhD
Data & Research Coordinator

Ellia Tootoonchian, MPH
Data Analysis Specialist

Jennifer Brennan 
Research & Education Assistant

Congress & Meetings

[email protected]

Jeremias Rodriguez, CMP, CMM, PCMA-DES
Director, Congress & Meetings

Danielle André
Senior Congress & Meetings Manager
Exhibitions / Special Events

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

Christina Mills, CMP
Congress & Meetings Manager
Registration & Housing

Emilie Réhel
Congress & Meetings Manager
Special Events

Liliane Yan, CMP
Congress & Meetings Coordinator

Megan Del Grosso
Scientific Programs Officer

Maria Rincon-Gomez
Congress & Meetings Assistant

Communications & Marketing

[email protected]

Neha Suchak
Director, Communications & Marketing

Laura Podmore
Communications Officer

Mitch Semienchuk

Abygail Berg
Communications Assistant

Benjamin Clousier
Communication Projects Consultant

Finance & Administration

[email protected]

Irene Bitharas, CPA, CGA
Director, Finance & Administration

Mariangelica Quintero
Administrative Assistant


Elena Galstian
Head, Accounting & Financial Planning

Gayane Avagyan
Accounting Manager

Hasmik Manukyan
Accounting Analyst

Nassim Laleh
Accounting Clerk

Information Technology

[email protected]

Linda Lovegrove
Head, Information Technologies

Annie Luong
Database Coordinator

Martin Cloutier
IT Officer

Hampig Krjalian
IT / Database Analyst

Electra Rozakis
IT / Website Analyst