FIDIC Geneva Staff

Nelson Ogunshakin OBE, CEO  (British; speaks English)

Enrico Vink, Special Advisor  (New Zealander/Dutch; speaks English, German, Spanish, Dutch)

Italo Goyzueta, Deputy Director  (Swiss/Peruvian; speaks English, French, Spanish)

Silvia Fossati, Training Manager (Swiss/Italian; speaks English, French, Italian)

Maria-Blanca Trabazos, Accountant & HR (Swiss/Spanish; speaks Spanish, English, French)

Christophe Sisto, Design and Publications Manager (French; speaks English, French)

Tania D.S Branco, International Conference Manager (Swiss/Portuguese; speaks French, English, Portuguese, Spanish)

Ieva Liaugaude, International Client Manager (Lithuanian; speaks English, French, Russian, Lithuanian)

Estelle Trabazos, Accountant Assistant (Swiss/Spanish; speaks French, English)

Ulrike Schiefer, Office Manager (Austrian; speaks German, English, French, Spanish)

Barbara Gaeremynck, Head of Conferences & Events (Belgian; speaks French, English, Dutch)

Aisha Gilani, Head of Marketing & Communications (British; speaks English, French, Urdu, Hindi)

FIDIC Africa Regional Office Staff

Samuel Mwamsamali, Regional Manager, AFRICA (Tanzanian, speaks English, Swahili), based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.


Secretariat Location


The FIDIC Secretariat is located at the World Trade Center II, near the Geneva Airport, in Geneva, Switzerland. In the photo, WTC II is in front of WTC I, and the airport building is located behind the two World Trade Center buildings. The Secretariat can be reached on foot in a few minutes from the Geneva Airport arrivals exit. Simply turn right on exiting, walk outside, past World Trade Center I and then on to World Trade Center II.

There are trains every few minutes from the main Geneva railway station to the Geneva Airport station that is located in the same building as the airport arrivals exit.

Bus 10 passes through the centre of Geneva and the main Geneva railway station, before stopping behind the World Trade Center II and beside World Trade Center I. It then stops in front of the airport departure hall and the airport railway station. Travel time: 20 minutes from the centre of Geneva and the railway station.

The FIDIC Africa Office


The FIDIC Africa Office is based in the Association of Consulting Engineers Tanzania (ACET) & Institution of Engineers Tanzania (IET) offices in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Contact Information & Location address:

Samuel Mwamsamali

Pamba Road, Opp. former Hotel Agip/Adj. Tancot House

P.O. Box 72829

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 739 902 904



Tax status

FIDIC has its headquarters in Geneva and is registered for tax purposes with the Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland. The registration number for tax purposes is 080.335.016. The Commerce registration number is CH-020.6.900.135-8. The federation is subject to cantonal (Canton of Geneva), communal (Commune of Meyrin) and Swiss federal income tax on net profit, and for cantonal and communal tax on capital gains.

FIDIC is registered for TVA (Value Added Tax) as No. CHE-106.032.602 TVA.