With extensive leadership experience in humanitarian and development organisations, Elie is passionate about prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (PSEAH). Served as Vice-President in charge of accountability and transparency for World Vision International, promoting good practice of accountability to children and communities in all World Vision operations (in about 100 countries). Elie has been instrumental in enhancing safeguarding in World Vision, serving in the global safeguarding oversight group for the organisation.
Elie represented World Vision in different forums, including being the Focal Point for World Vision in the PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) Task force of the Inter-Agency Steering Committee.
He worked on promoting safeguarding practice in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America before starting his own consultancy work in the safeguarding.
Registered in Belgium as an independent consultant (under GANEL Consult), GANEL Consult works in safeguarding area with bases in Geraardsbergen, Belgium and Nairobi, Kenya. GANEL Consult works with businesses, civil society organizations and institutions to strengthen safeguarding.
This includes work in areas like:
• prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment
• setting up prevention systems (development of policies, staff training and supporting safeguarding Directors)
• monitoring of safeguarding practices in field operations
• conducting professional investigations and audits.
As a SEAH Trained Investigator with CHS Alliance and professional trainer in the area of safeguarding, Elie is fully committed to providing professional services in safeguarding.
Elie works in English and French.
Elie Gasagara: [email protected]