Working for the elimination of child labour in tobacco growing.
David Hammond, Executive Director
David Hammond is an experienced senior manager, English barrister (non-practising) and former third sector CEO. He has extensive experience spanning 27 years in complex environments, often working cross-government with and alongside State and non-State actors in leadership, legal and transformational roles.
Chris Burton, Head of Operations
Chris is a qualified UK Chartered Accountant and has significant experience in several industries in the British Isles and Geneva. He has been committed to Geneva-based NGOs as a consultant and employee since 2008 and has interest and experience in M.I.S. and I.T.
Chris joined the ECLT Foundation in July 2010 as Finance Manager.
Laura Collier, Communications and Advocacy Officer
Laura is a communications professional with a focus on children’s rights. She joined the ECLT Foundation in 2015 after several years working in and with the United Nations Human Rights System with the network Child Rights Connect and the UN OHCHR. Laura had diverse experiences in communications and marketing before moving to Geneva, including at The New York Botanical Garden, Atlas Service Corps (Bogotá, Colombia) and The Atlantic Magazine (Washington, DC, USA). She holds a Master’s degree in Global Communications and Civil Society Development from the American University of Paris and a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in Classics.
Jean-Baptiste Delaugerre, Communications and Advocacy Officer
Jean-Baptiste Delaugerre has extensive experience in international relations, philanthropy, and communications. After completing a PhD in Geography at the University of Geneva (Switzerland) and Lyon (France), he worked in the Philanthropy department of a private bank. At the International Labour Organization (ILO), he defined and launched the Global Flagship Programme for Social Protection, and managed its communication by writing key-messages and brochures and creating visuals. Now working at the ECLT Foundation, Jean-Baptiste is defining its new image, showing its impact, and raising awareness on the dangers of child labour through advocacy-based communications, including field pictures and interviews.
Stéphanie Garde, Project Coordinator
Stéphanie holds a Master in Managing NGOs and International Development. She has lived and worked in Argentina, France, and Switzerland in related international development work, particularly focusing on children and children’s issues.
She joined the ECLT Foundation in February 2010 as Office Coordinator.
Karima Jambulatova, Programme Manager
Karima has a diverse background in migration, development, humanitarian issues, and human rights. She lived and worked in Kazakhstan and Colombia before moving to Switzerland in 2007; and held positions at several UN agencies. Karima holds a Master’s degree in Gender Studies from the Central European University (Budapest) and a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Corporate Social Responsibility from the University of Geneva. She joined the ECLT Foundation in October 2013.
Nicholas McCoy, Senior Policy & Advocacy Officer
Nicholas joined the ECLT Foundation in March 2013 to develop and advance the areas of advocacy, national policy, research, and dissemination of best practices for the prevention and withdrawal of children from child labor. Prior to joining the ECLT Foundation, Nicholas led a diverse portfolio of initiatives to strengthen outcomes for child and family wellbeing in the United States and abroad. Nicholas served as the Assistant Executive Director for the Durham Workforce Development Board; Senior Workforce Development Manager for the City of Durham, NC; and Hurricane Katrina Reintegration Specialist for the State of North Carolina. He worked extensively in the country of Armenia to promote child wellbeing by developing a coalition of stakeholders to further family support programs and promote de-institutionalization initiatives. Nicholas holds a MS degree in Organizational Management from the School for International Training Graduate Institute and a BA degree from Hamline University in Russian Studies and History.
Innocent Mugwagwa, Senior Programme Manager
Innocent is a Chartered Secretary with an MBA and MPhil, studying the final stages of a doctorate focusing on the tobacco value chain. Innocent has over 15 years’ development experience, the last 10 years as the Finance Director of Save the Children Norway Zimbabwe. Innocent joined the ECLT Foundation in September 2010 as Senior Programme Manager.
Gosha Stehle, Office Associate
Gosha is an administrative professional with several years’ experience in non-profit organisations, focusing on secretariat management, governance support and human resources. Most recently she worked for Better Cotton Initiative in Geneva as Operations and HR Coordinator. Gosha holds a Master Degree in International Relations and Political Studies from the Jagiellonian University in Poland, as well as Secretarial Diploma from Pitman Training Centre in the UK and Certificate in Human Resources management obtained in Switzerland.