Our executive team is charged with the development of GAFFI.
Tim Moss is an accountant who oversees the finances and governance for GAFFI and GAFFi UK. Tim qualified as a chartered accountant with Pannell Kerr Forster in London in 1990 and has over 30 years experience having held senior financial positions with a number of private and public companies in financial services, utilities, food product development, communications and telecoms sectors. He has been based in Geneva, Switzerland, since May 2006.
He has wide ranging commercial experience, developing strategies, financial reporting, audit and corporate governance to meet statutory and stakeholder expectations. Considerable experience managing, developing and implementing processes designed for rapidly expanding enterprises including budgeting¸ cash flow and fund raising.
Oddi Aasheim is the founder and Managing Director of FirstHuman, a company that specialises in the facilitation and implementation of performance breakthroughs and in breakthrough leadership. Prior to FirstHuman, Oddi has been the Commercial Director for JMW Worldwide UK, a Strategy Executive for Accenture and Transformation Manager for Shell UK.
Oddi was born in Norway, but moved to the UK when he did his B.Eng. in Offshore Civil Engineering at Heriot-Watt University. He has remained close to his alma mater and held positions such as Member of the Heriot-Watt Foundation Board, been the President of the London Watt-Club, had a seat at the Watt-Club Council, and sat on the General Convocation. Currently he is also a board member of the Norwegian YWCA in the UK.
Oddi is a Swiss Board member and a Trustee of GAFFI, UK.
There are no conflicts of interest.
Juan Luis Rodríguez Tudela MD PhD was born in Madrid in 1958. He gained his MD from Complutense University of Madrid. He is a Specialist in Clinical Microbiology and studied for his PhD at the Autonomous University de Madrid.
Juan Luis was the founder of the medical Mycology Reference Laboratory of Spain at the National Centre for Microbiology of Instituto de Salud Carlos III. He served as Director National Centre for Microbiology of Instituto de Salud Carlos III from 2000 to 2003. His last position at National Centre for Microbiology of Instituto de Salud Carlos III was as Director of the Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology. He has run a variety of research projects and scientific activities focused on fungal infections afflicting humans, early diagnosis of invasive fungal infections, standardization of antifungal susceptibility testing, resistance mechanisms, and taxonomy of fungal species.
Juan Luis has published over 230 original articles
Juan Luis has served as member of several international associations, ex-Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Antifungal Subcommittee of Antifungal Susceptibility Testing of the European Committee of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AFST-EUCAST) and advisor of the PAHO on the Antifungal Resistance Surveillance Network in Latin-America. He or members of its laboratory have run several workshops focused in diagnosis and resistance detection of fungi in different countries of American continent as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, and Mexico.
Juan Luis is a minority shareholder in next Level Diagnostics (Ukraine) and sits on the Board of 2 charitable foundations.
Emma Orefuwa brings with her 14 years of Public Health program management experience and has worked extensively in Africa, Asia and Europe. Her first degree was in Biochemical Sciences at the University of Salford in 2001. She then went on to study a Master of Science in the Biology and Control of Disease Vectors at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (2002) and subsequently, a Masters in Public Health from Kings College (University of London) in 2009.
She has held a number of high profile project and programme management roles within the UK National health service, International Development, and Global Health sectors. Her most recent apointment was as Strategic Operations Consultant and Programme Manager for Connecting Organisations for Regional Disease Surveillance (CORDS) France, a network of regional disease surveillance networks networks to improve global capacity to respond to infectious diseases.
Emma has extensive experience managing multi-country Maternal, Newborn and Child Health programmes for the African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF Health Africa, UK) and has led the implementation of Diaspora development programmes at the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD). Her research has spanned her diverse range of interests; from carrying out susceptibility studies of the mosquito vector Culex quinquefasciatus to local strains of the Lymphatic filariasis parasite Wuchereria bancrofti in Nigeria, to seeking to gain a deeper understanding of ways in which to engage young African diaspora in the development of Africa.
As a second generation African diasporan of Nigerian and Seychellois descent, Emma has a passion for supporting Africans to act as agents of change, and for facilitating African solutions to African problems. It was during her time working as a co-organiser for the European Mosquito Research Association annual conference in 2009, that she decided with fellow African entomologists, to co-found the Pan African Mosquito Association (PAMCA), an African-led network of scientists and Public Health professionals dedicated to identifying unified approaches to fighting vector-borne disease across the African continent.
Emma is Director of Programmes, Africa, with responsibility for supporting GAFFI’s Ambassadors, regional networks and programme development and monitoring.