Meet Our Team

CEPAD’s staff develop, implement and monitor a range of programs including community dialogues, participatory research and advocacy to contribute to peace and sustainable development in Timor-Leste.

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João Boavida

Executive Director

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Sonia Ribeiro

Admin & Finance Officer

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Ivonia Tsia

Project Coordinator KKN

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Adelaide Soares

Project Participatory Action Researcher KKN

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Joana Viegas

Project Participatory Action Researcher KKN

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Evencio Manuel

Project Participatory Action Research Assistant KKN

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Ester Saldanha Cardoso

Admin & Director Assistant

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Lamberto Quintas Soares

Audio Visual Lead

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Domingas Cardoso Martins

Assistant Audio Visual

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Sarita Sobral

Cleaner Officer

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Alexandre Soares Pereira

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Nicolau Mesquita

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Miguel Magalhães

Security Guard

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Francisco Tavares

Security Guard

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Estevão Antonio

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District Liaison Officers (DLOs)

District Liaison Officers help coordinate CEPAD’s research, consultation and outreach work across Timor-Leste’s 12 Municipalities.

  1. Jose Valente, Aileu
  2. Imaculada Fernandes, Ainaro
  3. Teresinha Belo, Baucau
  4. Domingos Soares, Ermera
  5. Tomas Pinto, Lautem
  6. Ana Maria, Liquisa
  7. Deolindo de Jesus, Bobonaro
  8. Martinho Viegas, Manatuto
  9. Quintao Massa, Manu Fahi
  10. Camilo Elo, Oe Cusse
  11. Mateus da Silva, Cova Lima
  12. Florindo de Jesus, Viqueque