Our Team

CDI’s staff are highly skilled professionals dedicated to alleviating suffering from conflict and crises. Our offices in Cambridge, USA, Khartoum, Sudan, and Nairobi, Kenya, with the majority of our staff located in East Africa.

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Administration
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Gerard Mc Hugh 

President

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Arlan Fuller 

Chief Operating Officer

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Karen Lambert 

Senior Advisor

Mary Kane 

Finance Adminstrator

Peace Action – Sudan
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Dr. Azza Mustafa

Advisor, 

Sudan Program

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Aisha Abdelmagid 

Program Administrator, 

Sudan Program

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Asa Cooper

Research Assistant,

Sudan Program

Peace Action – Somalia
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Roger Middleton

Senior Political Advisor,
Somali Program

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Rukiya Abdulrahman

Senior Program Officer, 

Somali Program

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Hodan Ahmed

Gender Specialist,
Somali Program

Bio Coming
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Abdinasir Hussein

Senior Program Officer (ADMEL),
Somali Program

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Terry Kamau

Senior Program Administrator, 

Somali Program

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Subeida Mukhtar

Senior Program Consultant,

Somali Program

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Esther Mugunyi 

Office Assistant,

Somali Program

Bio Coming
Peace Action - General
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Sameer Jamal

Research Assistant, 

Peace Action

Humanitarian Action
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Emmanuel Tronc 

Senior Program Manager, Humanitarian Access

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Katie Murray 

Program Associate, Humanitarian Action and Development

Board of Directors
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Gerard Mc Hugh 

President

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Anis George Haggar

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Chris Saunders

Treasurer

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Allison Spaxman
Chairperson

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Torben Brylle

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