Meet the Team

BCI’s head offices are based in Geneva, Switzerland, and London, UK. Additionally, we have regional offices around the world in China, India, Mozambique, and Pakistan, as well as staff based in the USA and Turkey. The BCI staff are a small and dedicated team working hard in pursuit of our end goal: developing Better Cotton as a sustainable, mainstream commodity. The executive group is headed by CEO Alan McClay, with COO Lena Staafgard and directors Damien Sanfilippo, Alia Malik and Amy Jackson.

Afshan Sufyan

Senior Programme Officer (Pakistan)

Ahtisham Uddin

Membership Coordinator (Pakistan)

Akhil Dev

Programme Officer (India)

Alan McClay

Chief Executive Officer (Switzerland)

Alia Malik

Director of Implementation (UK)

Alice N'Deye Tall

EA and Office Coordinator (Switzerland)

Alisa Ardini

Membership Coordinator (UK)

Amelia Sidumo

Regional Coordinator (Southern Africa)

Amy Jackson

Director of Membership (UK)

Carina Garcia

Supply Chain Coordinator (Switzerland)

Carla Jauregui

Head of Fundraising (UK)

Carlos Silva

Programme Officer (US)

Chelsea Reinhardt

Senior Assurance Manager (UK)

Chi St Francis

Office Coordinator (UK)

Cristina Martin

Programme Coordinator (Switzerland)

Damien Sanfilippo

Director of Standards and Assurance (Switzerland)

Daren Abney

Membership Engagement and Marketing Manager (US)

Djiba Kaba

Programme Officer (Mozambique)

Eliane Augareils

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (Switzerland)

Ellie Gaffney

Senior Member Communications Coordinator (Switzerland)

Emma Upton

Communications Officer (UK)

Eva Benavidez Clayton

Communications Manager (Switzerland)

Faisal Ashfaq

Senior Administration and Finance Officer (Pakistan)

Fanny Udin

Human Resources Coordinator (Switzerland)

Franck Archinard

Accounting and Governance Manager (Switzerland)

Graham Bruford

Training and Assurance Manager (UK)

Gregory Jean

Standards and Learning Manager (Switzerland)

Haven Teng

Programme Officer (China)

Hayley Morgan

Programme Coordinator (UK)

Hemant Rajput

Programme Officer (India)

Jack Jennings

Global Programme Officer (UK)

Jerome Kerouedan

Accounts Payable Officer (Switzerland)

John Hue

Programme Officer (China)

Joy Chen

Supply Chain Officer (China)

Joyce Liu

Senior Membership Officer (China)

Kamal Jagaty

Administration and Finance Officer (India)

Karen Wynne

Programme Coordinator (US)

Kathryn Driscoll

Assurance Manager (UK)

Kendra Park Pasztor

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (Switzerland)

Kerem Saral

Senior Supply Chain Manager (Switzerland)

Kurtis Zhu

Membership and Supply Chain Officer (China)

Lea Michalczik

IT System Coordinator (Switzerland)

Lena Staafgard

Chief Operating Officer (UK)

Li Bo

Supply Chain Coordinator (China)

Liffi Wang

Administration and Finance Officer (China)

Linda Menchi

Standards and Assurance Coordinator (Switzerland)

Linus Hammarberg

Senior Membership Coordinator (Switzerland)

Lucy Frazer

Assurance Manager (UK)

Manish Gupta

Supply Chain Coordinator (India)

Manish Neupane

Senior Assurance Coordinator (UK)

Marguerite Lançon

Programme Coordinator (Switzerland)

Marie Le Guillouzic

Standard and Learning Officer (Switzerland)

Morgan Ferrar

Communications Coordinator (UK)

Muhammad Ishtiaq

Programme and Supply Chain Officer (Pakistan)

Muhammad Shuaib

Senior Supply Chain Coordinator (Pakistan)

Muhammad Zahid Bhatti

Programme Officer (Pakistan)

Nikita Grabher-Meyer

Data Analysis Officer (Switzerland)

Olivia Ji

Events Officer (UK)

Padmini Raghav

Supply Chain Officer (India)

Paula Lum Young

Senior Membership Manager (Switzerland)

Rajeev Baruah

Country Manager (India)

Rebecca Aranha

Programme Coordinator (India)

Romain Deveze

Farm and Implementing Partner Performance Manager (Switzerland)

Saleena Pookunju

Senior Programme Officer (India)

Sandra Fong

Grants and Fundraising Coordinator (Switzerland)

Scott Exo

Head of Field Performance & Large Farm Countries (US)

Serena Chironna

Membership Coordinator (UK)

Seyma Karacay

Supply Chain and Membership Coordinator (Turkey)

Shafiq Ahmad

Country Manager (Pakistan)

Shannon Avison

Data Analysis and Learning Coordinator (Switzerland)

Sherry Wu

Country Manager (China)

Siobhain Coburn

Senior International Finance Manager (Switzerland)

Sonal Srivastava

Accounts Receivable Officer (Switzerland)

Theodora Panayides

Membership Coordinator (UK)

Vidyun Rathore

Programme Officer (India)

Vinay Kumar

Membership Coordinator (India)

Yasir Khan

Supply Chain Officer (Pakistan)

Yolanda Yu

Programme Officer (China)

Yasmin Zanini

Grants Officer (Switzerland)