Staff

 

With over 80 staff members in 9 different regions, SPARK has a diverse team of 18 different nationalities, consisting of experienced professionals from the non-profit and private sector.

  • Amman Office

    • "To get to the place where you want to be, first you much be in the place where you don't want to be"

      Osama Alnimer

      Project Officer Jordan
    • "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving."

      Judith Vollebregt

      Country Representative Jordan

    Beirut Office

    • "Education is an investment in minds, a tool for leveraging quality of lives and is a passport for..."

      Tarek Shal

      Country Manager
    • "The most important thing is to try"

      Nabil Zantout

      Project Officer
    • "Let us always meet each other with a smile"

      Rita El Khoury

      Finance and Project Officer

    Belgrade Office

    • "Don't be cool. Like everything"

      Verica Koraćević

      Head of Office
    • "You cannot pluck the feathers from an iron rooster"

      Simon Briggs

      Business Development Consultant
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      Ivana Spasojević

      Finance Officer

    • "If you can dream it you can do it"

      Danijela Milanovic

      Office Assistant
    • "It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. "

      Ana Nesovic

      Finance officer
    • ""Believe in an expert""

      Jelena Krstanovic

      Project Administrator

    • "I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept"

      Aurelija Djan

      Business Development Officer
    • "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it"

      Djordje Hadzic

      M&E Data Officer

    Bujumbura Office

    • "If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything"

      Murielle Ingabire

      Finance Officer
    • "Nous plantons des semences portant en elles la promesse du futur"

      Vital Bancako

      M&E Officer
    • "In the end it’s all memories, so why not have good ones"

      Ariane Bizimana

      Administration & Finance Assistant

    • "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

      Nadia Nintunze

      Programme Manager

    Erbil Office

    • "You must be the change you wish to see in the world "

      Raheil Aziz Qaradaghy

      Country Representative
    • "God is gentle and loves gentleness"

      Yaseen R Hassan

      Project Officer
    • "Life is a school, its teacher is time and its lessons are experiments"

      Hogar Bebane

      Higher Education Coordinator

    Gaziantep office

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      Subhe Mustafa

      Country manager Turkey and Syria
    • "It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse"

      Islam El-Ghazouly

      Deputy Regional Project Manager
    • "Time well organized is certainly proof of well-organized mind"

      Musaab Rahal

      Finance & Project Officer

    • "The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire"

      Lama Aljaradi

      Higher Education Officer
    • "A word to the wise is infuriating."

      Ammar Alhamad

      Syria Project Officer

    Hargeysa Office

    • "The only way to do great work is to love what you do"

      Mona Mohamed Osman

      Administration & Finance Assistant
    • "Always think outside the box"

      Abdirahman Nouh Ibrahim

      LEAD Finance Officer
    • "Change your thoughts and you change your world"

      Ahmed Esse

      LEAD Programme manager

    Kigali Office

    • "While there's life there's hope"

      Beatrice Murekatete

      Finance Officer
    • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value "

      Désiré Mushumba

      Agribusiness Advisor
    • "If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together"

      Marthe Paauwe

      Country Manager

    • "''This life wasn't meant to be lived forever, but to create impact on other lives with things..."

      Priscilla Ruzibuka

      Investment Manager Ignite Fund

    Macedonia Office

    • "The eyes are the mirror of the soul"

      Igor Stanković

      System Administrator
    • "Team is the key of success"

      T0d0r Panovski

      Head of ICT

    Monrovia Office

    • "Luctor et emergo"

      Richard van Hoolwerff

      Country Manager Liberia
    • "If you aren’t making a difference in other people’s lives, you shouldn’t be in business –..."

      Melany Oey

      Project Manager
    • "There isn't a person anywhere who isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can."

      Calvin Daysee

      Finance Officer

    • "Truth is on the side of the oppressed"

      Christian Steinbarth

      Assistant Fund Manager and Strategic Development Coordinator
    • "Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire"

      Daisy Leigh

      Project Manager, Business in a Box

    Pristina Office

    • "We must become the change we want to see"

      Valentina Qarri

      Representative
    • "We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it"

      James Day

      Office intern

    Ramallah Office

    • "True happiness is to enjoy the present"

      Mahar Musleh

      Higher Education Coordinator

    Sana’a Office

    • "If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other"

      Firas Deeb

      Country Manager Yemen
    • "A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for"

      Nina Aqlan

      Yemen Programme Officer
    • "Big results require big ambitions"

      Mouath Al-kadasi

      Logistics Assistant

    • "God helps those who help themselves"

      Buthaina Haikal

      Programme and Finance Assistant
    • "When there is a will, there is away."

      Afrah Al-Sana’ani

      Programme and Admin Assistant
    • "Everything comes to he who waits."

      Haitham Al-Dumini

      Programme Assistant

    Tunis Office

    • "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible"

      Majdalena Bentaher

      Lead Regional Programme Manager
  • Amsterdam Office

    • "In dreams begin responsibility"

      Simon van Melick

      YEP Programme Manager & Head of Communications
    • "The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer"

      Yannick du Pont

      SPARK Director
    • " A strong mind is a force of nature. Move your mind"

      Michel Richter

      SPARK Co-Director
    • "Just do it"

      Eric Meijer

      Deputy Head of Finance
    • "The map is not the territory"

      Kaan Ozdurak

      Adviser to Directors
    • "Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it"

      Giselle Schellekens

      Manager New Ventures 
    • "Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. "

      Thomas Klompmaker

      Head of Finance
    • "The best way to predict the future is to create it"

      Daniela Maffeo

      Project Controller
    • "Change your thoughts and you change your world. "

      Zineb Lamriki

      Monitoring and evaluation Intern