About Us

Our Staff

Touch employs a team of highly skilled professionals who are committed to improving healthcare and promoting health access in sub-Saharan Africa. Our team brings a wide range of expertise, with private and public sector backgrounds spanning from management consulting, clinical medicine, public health, and non-profit organizational management. Together, we address the multifaceted challenges facing health systems in sub-Saharan Africa.

Abdul-Ahad Akbari Senior Technical Manager

Linda DengDirector of Programs


Samy EllouzeSenior Project Manager

Omar FarookSolutions Architect Consultant

Fernando Ortega Galli Chief Financial Officer

Lucas Hille

Lucas HilleSenior Manager for Institutional Development

Allison Howard-Berry

Allison Howard-BerryChief Advancement Officer


Donath JohnOffice Assistant

Japhet KamgahaFinancial Controller

Kazala KilaloField Specialist

Wilson KitinyaDirector of Clinical Services

Restituta Limbe

Restituta LimbeField Specialist

Sayi LuhungoOperations Coordinator

Hamid MandaliClinical Assessment Specialist

Tsolo MaoengProject Manager

Shabani Ally

Shabani Ally MbarakaOperations Associate

Giulia Alessandra Melfi

Giulia MelfiSenior Project Manager

Steven Minja

Steven MinjaICT Officer


Bonaventure Aluta MlayOperations Manager

Nolasco Mlay

Nolasco MlayField Specialist


Salome MnzavaHuman Resources and Administrative Manager

Patrick Möllendorff Project Manager

Monzo MurasiMonitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEL) and Data Specialist

Valerio Parisi

Valerio ParisiChief Program Officer

Massimiliano Pezzoli

Massimiliano PezzoliChief Executive Officer

Saleh RasoolSenior Program Manager

Joelle Saunders

Joelle SaundersDevelopment Assistant

Alice Timbrell Development Associate

Haidari Tulla

Haidari TullaField Specialist