Teaching staff

Alberto Martos Sauquillo : Director

Alberto Martos Sauquillo


Economist, Expert in NGO Management and Expert in E-Learning.

Alberto is an Economist from the Complutense University of Madrid and has postgraduate qualifications in NGO Management and Programme Design from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua. He has worked in humanitarian interventions with the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation, the Red Cross, Movimondo, Oxfam and Caritas.

He has focused his career on working with Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and in the field of humanitarian protection. His experience includes programme coordination, mission administration, proposal-writing, design of training materials, security and monitoring.

Sandra Manrique Barón : Responsible for enrollment

Sandra Manrique Barón

Responsible for enrollment

Sandra is an Anthropologist from the National University of Colombia. She has worked for the Mayor of Bogota’s office, the Restrepo Barco Foundation and Oxfam GB.

Sandra has worked with internally displaced people and grass-roots organizations in areas such as community work, institutional strengthening, reconstruction, humanitarian protection and monitoring. She is a tutor and has developed training material for the courses.

She has created training material for the courses.

Carlos Afonso Gallegos : Head of studies

Carlos Afonso Gallegos

Head of studies

Carlos has over 20 years of experience working in complex humanitarian situations such Afghanistan, Palestine, the Caucasus, the Horn of Africa or the Syrian refugee crisis. With an academic background on Development, his initial focus was in the area of Food and Economic Security. Yet, through his extensive work in the field with NGOs, the ICRC and ECHO he has developed technical expertise in other fields such Disaster Risk Reduction, Early Rehabilitation and Humanitarian Demining. In addition, as Programme Manager, he is used to deal with all areas of the project cycle. Currently, Carlos works full time for KALU as Head of Studies.

Karin Michotte : Course developer and tutor

Karin Michotte

Course developer and tutor

Karin is an independent consultant with 16 years’ experience in humanitarian aid.

She has worked in over 11 countries with international NGOs such as Action Against Hunger, Doctors without Borders and the European Commission Humanitarian Office (DG ECHO) in Africa, Asia and South America. As a consultant, Karin focuses on training, project design, and evaluations.


Arturo García Fernández : Tutor

Arturo García Fernández


Arturo is a former Project Manager in a telecommunication company. After many years as a local Red Cross Volunteer in Paris he chose to leave his job to dedicate himself entirely to the humanitarian work.

He has created a business that focuses on giving IT support to NGOs, he has experience mainly in Emergencies and particularly in assessments and distributions of NFIs and Cash.

Amélie Yan-Gouiffes : Tutor

Amélie Yan-Gouiffes


Amelie's passion is to empower people and organisations to share their message and to bring their contribution. She provides consulting in humanitarian & corporate social responsibility (CSR) programming and coaching in public speaking & pitching to corporate, humanitarian and government organisations.

She worked for 17 years in managing humanitarian projects and teams  with Premiere Urgence, the French Red Cross, Oxfam GB, ECHO (EU  Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection), Handicap International and UNDP in Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania, Latin America & the Caribbean. In the 4 last years, she has facilitated numerous inter-governmental and governmental strategic reviews on disaster risk reduction, resilience, food security and organisational development and coached hundreds of leaders.

She is especially fond of emergency relief, empowerment of people, accountability (towards communities & donors), gender, project design (group brainstorming, logical framework, proposal development).

She is the happy mother of two children born respectively in Nicaragua and Thailand.

Alberto Jodra Marcos : Tutor

Alberto Jodra Marcos


Alberto is a humanitarian worker with 16 years of field experience with the international organization Médecins Sans Frontieres, first as a logistic manager and then as an operational manager in numerous humanitarian emergency response interventions in 14 countries. In the last 10 years Alberto has served as Head of Mission in the Philippines, Zimbabwe, Chad and Cameroon, being responsible for the operational strategy, implementation of activities in response to emergencies, institutional representation, security management, negotiation of the humanitarian space and advocacy. He has also recently participated in the response to COVID19 as MSF emergency coordinator in Spain.

He’s regularly putting his experience at the service of analysis and training, participating both in evaluations dedicated to guiding contextual and programmatic aspects, as well as in induction and mentoring programs to help in the development of professional skills.

Sandrine Lerenard : Tutor

Sandrine Lerenard


Sandrine is a child protection expert, specialized in migration, advocacy, armed conflicts and humanitarian crisis. She holds a degree in crisis analysis and humanitarian aid, and has completed various courses with CERAH (Humanitarian Aid Training and Research Centre) and ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross).
She has more than 10 years’ experience working in different contexts, mainly in the Near East, Europe and Western Africa, with local and international organizations. She has worked in different positions for UNICEF and Save The Children, elaborating protection strategies, setting up projects, conducting assessments, managing and training teams. She is currently the unaccompanied minors program´s Coordinator for Save The Children Spain.
Zandra Lucia Muñoz Barrera : Tutor

Zandra Lucia Muñoz Barrera


Zandra is an expert in International Relations who has worked for governmental institutions and international and national NGOs. She has 14 years’ experience in project delivery, monitoring, evaluation and proposal-writing.

Zandra has worked closely with internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees, indigenous populations and farmers, among other population groups. She has coordinated projects to improve nutrition, water and sanitation, income generating activities, psychological support, peace policies, civic culture and protection of rights.

Ana Urgoiti Aristegui : Course developer and tutor

Ana Urgoiti Aristegui

Course developer and tutor

Ana is passionate about learning; she loves meeting new people and capacity development and change management are among her main competences. This is why tutoring online is so fun for her.

She holds a degree in Law and postgraduate qualifications in International Law and in Gender and Development.

She has over 25 years’ experience in development assistance and humanitarian action. She is currently based in Panama, before that and as independent consultant she was dedicated to the design and delivery of training activities and material for NGOs, universities, governments, international humanitarian networks and United Nations agencies, as well as conducting evaluations and organizational learning events.

Marilise Turnbull :  Tutor and  translator

Marilise Turnbull

Tutor and translator

Marilise holds a Master’s degree in Development Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages.

Marilise is a highly experienced consultant in the international aid sector. Over the course of her 25 year career, she has managed and evaluated programmes in the fields of human mobility; protection; food security and livelihoods; cash-based interventions; disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation; WASH; environment and natural resource management; education; shelter and housing; gender equality; child and youth development. She has worked in complex, volatile contexts related to conflict, and post-disaster settings.

Marilise has extensive experience in Disaster Risk Reduction. Over her career, she has guided the integration of DRR and climate change adaptation into the policies, strategies and programmes of NGOs, donors, the Red Cross/Crescent, governmental and inter-governmental entities. Highlights include founding Oxfam’s Risk Reduction and Adaptation unit and leading its first DRR and Adaptation strategy; publishing Toward Resilience: A Practitioner’s Guide to DRR and CCA (2013) for a consortium of six leading development agencies, developing the IFRC’s guidance and training pack for national societies working to strengthen community resilience, Road Map to Resilience (2016, updated 2021), and many other practitioner-oriented resources.

As an independent consultant, Marilise currently supports NGOs, donors, multi-agency consortia, and UN agencies in the areas of strategic planning, capacity-building, evaluation and learning, policy and tool development, and research.

Fernando Nuño Santana : Tutor

Fernando Nuño Santana


Fernando holds a Communication BA and an International Cooperation MA. He completed an European Commission expert diploma on Programme Evaluation and a diploma on Human Resources in Development and Humanitarian Action. He worked as a journalist from 1986 to 1996, covering several conflicts such as the former Yugoslavia one (1992-1999). In 1998 he started to work on International Cooperation as a humanitarian worker. From 1999 to 2014 he worked in more than 20 countries, particularly in disaster response operations, post-disaster and post-war projects and project evaluation. He worked mainly for the International Red Cross and Doctors of the World

Pablo Cabrero Diego : Tutor

Pablo Cabrero Diego


Bachelor Degree in Environmental Science and Expert Postgraduate Degree in Inequality, Cooperation and Development. Several specialization trainings and courses in Humanitarian Response and WASH projects management.
8 years’ experience as project coordinator in development and emergency contexts in several organizations such as Medicus Mundi, Red Cross or UNESCO. At present, member of different professional rosters for emergency immediate response in public health and WASH sectors. Independent WASH consultant.

Gregory Bulit : Tutor

Gregory Bulit


Gregory holds a MSc in Environmental-Health issues (Paris-Saclay University), a Post-Graduate Certificate in Water, sanitation and hygiene (WEDC, Loughborough University) and in Environmental management (University College Dublin).

He started to work as humanitarian officer in 2001 in Albania with Solidarites International. He then worked with various organizations such as Action Against Hunger, the French Red Cross, Solidarités International again and Unicef in multiple countries across Africa, Central America and Asia. Gregory coordinated the national response to the cholera outbreak in Haiti from 2014 to 2018 as UNICEF Emergency Chief, before joining UNICEF HQ as WASH Emergency Response Team member until February 2021. He is now with UNDP as Malaria Program Manager in Haiti.

Jean-Pierre Veyrenche : Course developer and tutor

Jean-Pierre Veyrenche

Course developer and tutor

Hydrogeologist and Master on Project Management.

He has more than 20 years’ humanitarian background with multi sectoral competences and an equally and varied sectoral expertise in WASH. Among other experiences, he has been working in the implementation of humanitarian operations (with a very good experience in both, WASH and multi sectorial response to displacement), but also in training. He has designed and started the full WASH training for the Bioforce Institute, in France, and in operational research - development of products (development of water treatment techniques). He has participated on the manual “Water, sanitation and hygiene for populations at risk”.


Cristina de Nicolás : Tutor

Cristina de Nicolás


Cristina holds a degree in Political Sciences and postgraduate qualifications in Humanitarian Action and Conflictology.
She has over fiveteen years experience in humanitarian action and development; experience working internationally in strengthening health systems, organizational development, institutional strengthening and capacity building. She has worked for a cross section of development agencies and donors, including ECHO, USAID and the Global Fund. Her experiences include strategic design, evaluation, monitoring, identification and training development tools in Project Cycle Management, mainly with Action Against Hunger International and Médecins Sans Frontières and development of governance tools such as Manuals of Monitoring and Evaluation. She has worked in various contexts and regions, including former Soviet Republics (Caucasus, Central Asia and Russian Federation), South East Asia, Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, Central America and Caribbean, Oceania, etc.

Leire López Delgado : Tutor

Leire López Delgado


Leire has a degree in Social Science with a focus on Political Science, and postgraduate qualifications in Budgets, Poverty and Gender; International Development; and Evaluation.

She has worked in Brazil, as Gender Budget and Governance Regional Program Officer, and in Peru, as Focal Point for UNIFEM (UN Women). She has been international staff in Chile in a local development program and she has worked in departments of projects and international cooperation in different NGOs. She has 15 years’ experience in international cooperation and currently works as an independent consultant providing services for technical assistance, training and evaluation. Most of her recent works were done as FLASH, a consulting firm expert on Logistics, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.


Marie-Jeanne Perrelet : Tutor and  translator

Marie-Jeanne Perrelet

Tutor and translator

Marie-Jeanne is a sociologist, specialised in international cooperation and development project management; she holds a Master’s Degree in international cooperation and humanitarian aid. She also completed a course in Humanitarian Action at the CERAH (Humanitarian Aid Training and Research Centre in Switzerland).

Her humanitarian experience includes 7 years of working within the Red Cross Movement in a variety of projects in Colombia. She has been trained and active with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response network in Central and South America (PADRU). She has directly worked in different phases of humanitarian and development programmes in a large spectre of sectors. She is particularly interested in participative approaches, the link between humanitarian relief and development aspects and the specifics needs and problems of children.

Oscar Zuluaga : Tutor

Oscar Zuluaga


Oscar has been a member of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement in the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Middle East for many years. He has worked in different posisitons for National Societies, the International Federation and the ICRC. Among other publications, he participated in 1994 in the elaboration of the most important First Aid manual and Tropical Diseases in Spanish.

Currently he dedicates his time to train humanitarian workers, to develop online courses and to create different educational tools in order to improve the volunteering work worldwide and the capacity building activities at local level.


Beatriz Gonzalez de Suso : Tutor

Beatriz Gonzalez de Suso


Beatriz was born in Burgos, Spain. She is Agronomist with an extensive experience in international contexts. During 14 years she has been working in different countries such as Armenia, Angola, Peru, Ethiopia, Somalia, Liberia, Soudan, Palestine and Bosnia.

Since 2012 she lives permanently in Spain. In the field, she worked with Action Against Hunger, ICRC and during 7 years she has been the representative of ECHO in Palestine, Soudan and The Balkans. In Spain, she was Program Director of Plan International and Deputy Director of Action Aid. Now she is Senior Consultant in Environmental and Humanitarian aid.

Her career was mainly focused in Humanitarian Operations in particular in Food Security, Cash and Protection. She has experience as well in Rural Development, Environment and Climate Change interventions.

Ines Dalmau : Course developer and tutor

Ines Dalmau

Course developer and tutor

Ines holds a degree in Political Science and Sociology, postgraduate qualifications in Social Research, Humanitarian Aid and Development and a Master Degree in Business and Administration (MBA)

She is a humanitarian aid professional with over 17 years of experience in assessment, program design, implementation and evaluation that has worked in relief, recovery and long-term development programs covering post-conflict, slow-onset and sudden disasters. She has particular expertise in the livelihoods sector, Cash Transfer Programming/markets analysis and a robust experience in capacity building and as a facilitator.

As an independent consultant, she currently works mostly on the design and delivery of training and conducting needs assessments and evaluations. She has developed and delivered several trainings for UNHCR, the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Movement, and AECID.

Marta Oliviero : Course developer

Marta Oliviero

Course developer

Marta has a degree in Political Science with a focus on International Relations, as well as post-graduate qualifications in International Cooperation and Development and Gender Studies.

Marta has 6 years’ experience working in the fields of human rights, development and humanitarian aid in Colombia and Central America, firstly with Peace Brigades International and latterly with Movimondo.

Aitor Joseba Landa : Course developer

Aitor Joseba Landa

Course developer

Aitor holds a Degree in Law and a postgraduate qualification in International Cooperation and Governability. He has 14 years’ experience in Africa, Europe, South America and the Caribbean.

Aitor has worked for UNDP, CARE International, SNV, Grupo Cívico Etica y Transparencia (a member of Transparency International), the municipal government of Salvatierra (Mexico), and as an independent consultant. His areas of expertise are urban management, local development and decentralization, project coordination for cooperation and development and disaster management. He has also undertaken conflict-resolution studies and projects.

Alberto Gómez Susaeta : Course developer

Alberto Gómez Susaeta

Course developer

A graduate of the Complutense University of Madrid, Alberto is a sociologist, teacher and expert in NGO management.

He has 14 years’ experience in Central America for the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation, with Fe y Alegria, and as an independent consultant. Alberto has expertise in the design and implementation of projects, and in conducting assessments and evaluations.

Jafeth Gomez : Illustrator

Jafeth Gomez


Jafeth is an artist of farming origins from Cauca, Colombia. He now lives in the Ecological Reserve ‘El Sendero Mágico’ on the outskirts of Popayan where - together with his family and friends - he works in environmental education through art.

Previously a literacy tutor and school teacher, organiser of Christian communities and youth leader at regional and national level, he has developed an in-depth understanding of social reality in Colombia. He designs and produces graphic materials such as posters, drawings and illustrations, to promote social identity and community development.


Marie-Laure Magnier : Translator

Marie-Laure Magnier


Marie-Laure is an expert in communication and cultural studies from Swinburne University in Australia, and a freelance translator fluent in French, Spanish and English.

She has collaborated with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and she is currently finishing her postgraduate studies in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid at the Humanitarian Aid Studies Centre – Proyecto Kalú.

She has lived in several different countries, exposed first-hand to the challenges of developing contexts in Latin America, Africa and the South Pacific.


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