Our Team

Our Team

sireSiré A. Diallo, Executive Director Siré A. Diallo joined SEM-fund 2011 as the Executive Director, where he focuses on the program development by providing a strategic vision to the organization. He envisions SEM to be a leading example in poverty reduction through innovation in micro-lending, entrepreneurship training and environmental management.
ConstanzaConstanza I. Robles Fumarola, Project Coordinator Constanza works to coordinate and promote the activities of SEM. Her passion for sustainable local development and her belief in the achievability of SEM’s projects are what drives her to let implement our vision.
Jean-Marc-ColyJean Marc Coly, Planning and Monitoring Officer Jean Marc works as the Planning and Monitoring Officer, particularly focusing on our Clean Development Mechanism project. He is passionate about the environment as well as women’s role in development, a combination that he pursues through his work.
Bineta-SarrNdeye Bineta Sarr, Production and Training Officer Ndeye Bineta Sarr manages the production of SEM Fund’s EcoSac as well as the training programme for our cooking technologies. She works as a key link between SEM and community groups to promote SEM’s product line.
Youssoupha-Youssoupha Samb, Logistics Manager
Since joining SEM in 2011, Youssoupha has been responsible for all logistic aspects of SEM’s projects. In particular he manages the production and supply chain of our sustainable biomass.
Adama-FayeAdama Faye, Senegal-Based Accountant
A trained accountant with an interest in local development, Adama Faye has been responsible for SEM’s accounting and audits since 2010. He assists with the reporting of SEM’s various projects.
Sheila Harrington, US-Based Treasurer
Since the fall of 2006, Sheila has volunteered for SEM’s US-based 501(c)(3). An accounting professional with a CSR mindset, Sheila administers all financial bookkeeping.
John-FayJohn Fay, PhD, Co-Founder
Dr. John Fay has been working in Senegal since 2004 when he co-founded The SEM Fund. Through his work and studies, he focuses on market-based solutions to poverty alleviation and combating the poverty tax.
Nan Guslander, Co-Founder Nan first became interested in micro lending through her membership in the World Presidents Organization’s microfinance forum. She joined John Fay in 2006 to focus on lending in Senegal’s eco-villages.