Executive Committee



Executive Director 

Responsible for overall AfHEA performance and management of AfHEA with delegated authority from the Board of Trustees in the execution of responsibilities and strategies for the development of AfHEA.


Pascal Ndiaye

Deputy Executive Director – (Institutional Development)

Support the Executive Director in the execution of responsibilities for institutional development of AfHEA and identifying strategies to enhance the existing institutional setup


Naomi Setshegetso

Deputy Executive Director – (Business Development and Mobilization)

Responsible for supporting the Executive Director in the development of new businesses including new grants and partners. Naomi Setshegetso is an economist at the University of Botswana in the Department of Economics. She has 13 years’ experience in teaching and research on macroeconomics, microeconomics, health economics, environmental economics and game theory. Naomi serves in the Executive Committee of the African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) as the Deputy Executive Director responsible for overseeing Business Development. She is also a junior fellow of the Pan African Scientific Research Council (PASRC) and, a member of Takwimu Young African Statisticians Programme, which builds capabilities of young data producers and data users towards providing a solid data-driven platform for monitoring national, continental and international development agendas. Botswana, South Africa, and Lesotho mainly, in the field of health economics.


Pascal Birindabagabo

Membership Secretary
Supports the Executive Director in the execution of responsibilities for the recruitment, development and retention of individual and institutional membership

Aida Zerbo

Assistant Secretary
Supports the Board Secretary in all duties related to the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee among other duties


Deputy Executive Director - (Capacity Building)
Responsible for supporting the Executive Director in the execution of his responsibilities for capacity development of AfHEA’s partners, African policy makers and experts in health economics, financing and policy