Our Team

Social development specialists with decades of
International development sector experience

Our Team

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Pascale Barnich

Country Manager

Pascale joined SDDirect in early 2016 as the Country Manager and La Pépinière Team Leader in the DRC. She has over 15 years of experience in the international development sector with key competencies in strategic planning ; programme management; organisational development; training and mentoring; and advocacy.

Pascale has worked with various donors including Global Fund, CIDA, SIDA, EU, French Development Agency, United Nations Agencies, Belgian cooperation and Private Foundations.

She previously worked as the General Coordinator at Médicins du Monde where she was responsible for the management and coordination of their mission in the DRC. Previous roles include working with Handicap International, Davoise & Associates and KPMG. Pascale is currently the Vice President of the Colombe Foundation, a Private initiative in Kinshasa promoting quality education for all children and accountability.

Pascale has a Masters Degree in Business Engineering from the Haute Ecole Groupe ICHEC - ISC Saint-Louis - Institut ISFSC in Brussels, Belgium. A native French speaker, she is fluent in English, while having good grasp of Spanish, Dutch and Lingala.