The Alima team is made of more than 650 people, two thirds of which are medical staff. The head office of the associations are in Montreuil, close to Paris, France. Fifteen permanent members work there, all of which have a rich and singular personal experience of medicine and humanitarian emergency. A good part of the team is made of all the jobs needed for establishing medico-humanitarian and research projects. You will find beneath a quick presentation of the main executives of the association.
Thierry Allafort Duverger
After 20 years of experience in humanitarian NGOs, of which 18 were with MSF (Doctors without Borders) working as a specialist of development of medical action and emergency aid, Thierry Allafort Duverger founded the association ALIMA together with friends and colleagues with the objective to put his experience at the disposal of a new approach in humanitarian aid.
Chief Executive Officer
After several years working for a political party in France in the context of electoral campaigns and legislative work, Augustin decided to turn his action to more concrete projects. In 2005, he joined a large international medical organization where he worked as coordinator for several projects in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Medical and Research Director
Anaesthetist and specialist in intensive care medicine, internal medicine, palliative care and tropical medicine, Nikki has participated for 7 years in a wide range of emergency operations in the humanitarian, medical and surgical sectors, working notably for Doctors without Borders.
She joined ALIMA in January 2010, working on the ground to guarantee the medical quality of our projects.
Eric Barte de Sainte Fare
Having studied art at The National School of Fine Arts ( Beaux arts ) in Paris and having 15 years’ experience in humanitarian aid as a project director and especially as a logistics officer, he is the co-founder of ALIMA – a commitment which he explains with the following words: “… These medical and humanitarian projects underline the essential character of human resources, especially national, local ones… After numerous years, my participation in ALIMA – with its main goals of operational proximity, medical quality and collaboration in partnership – is a logical consequence of my desire to foster the evolution of humanitarian answers to medical and vital needs.”
Guillaume Le Duc
Chief Operating Officer
Guillaume Le Duc worked for many years for Doctors without Borders in New York, Niger and Congo in different positions ranging from communication, head of mission to project coordination. Guillaume joined ALIMA in September 2010 and acts as Chief Operating Officer.