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Secretariat

Runs the day-to-day operations of The Academy

The AAS Managers and Senior Advisors are responsible for key areas of work at The AAS, including: The AAS funding and agenda setting platform, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), programmes on building research and development (R&D) infrastructure, innovation & entrepreneurship, developing young research leaders and critical gaps in science, the sustainability platform Coalition for African Research and Innovation (CARI), and the AAS strategy and communications functions.

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Nelson Torto

Executive Director

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Thomas Kariuki

Director of Programmes

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Isayvani Naicker

Director of Strategy and Partnerships

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Alphonsus Neba

Deputy Programmes Director- Science Support and Systems

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Hannah Ngugi

Head of Finance and Grants

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Juliette Mutheu

Head of Communications and PR

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Rosemary Akinyi

Head of HR and Operations

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Kevin Marsh

Senior Advisor

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Christine Kuto

Legal and Compliance Officer

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Jennnifer Mabuka

Programme Manager, Human Heredity and Health (H3Africa)

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Moses Alobo

Programme Manager, Grand Challenges Africa

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Judy Omumbo

Programme Manager, Affiliates and Post-doctoral Fellowships

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Allen Mukhwana

Research Systems Manager

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Michael Kilpatrick

Senior Advisor

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Lillian Mutengu

Community and Public Engagement Manager

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Elizabeth Marincola

Senior Advisor for Research Communications and Advocacy

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Lydia Makendo Manoti

Programme Manager, Coalition for African Research & Innovation (CARI)

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Kabura Ciugu

Strategy and Evaluation Manager

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Deborah-Fay Ndlovu

Communications Manager

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Grace Mwaura

Fellows and Affiliates Manager

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