Our team

Our staff implement the decisions made at the general meeting and act on the direction of the executive board.

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Jonathon Kruger
Chief executive officer

Jonathon Kruger

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Chief executive officer

Jonathon is responsible for management and administration of World Physiotherapy. He is responsible for the implementation of the strategic plan to ensure that World Physiotherapy achieves its objectives as determined by the executive board and member organisations.

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Ian Anderson
Head of finance

Ian Anderson

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Head of finance

Ian is responsible for the financial management and administration of World Physiotherapy. He provides financial guidance and support to the staff, board, and relevant committees, to ensure good levels of governance and statutory compliance.

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Sidy Dieye
Head of programmes and development

Sidy Dieye

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Head of programmes and development

Sidy is responsible for programme development and management. He leads on project design, implementation, and monitoring in collaboration with partner institutions.

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Heidi Kosakowski
Head of membership and policy

Heidi Kosakowski

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Head of membership and policy

Heidi provides strategic leadership and direction of World Physiotherapy’s membership activities. She coordinates the work of the World Physiotherapy membership committee as well as a number of committees that support our regional infrastructure. Heidi works with existing member organisations to ensure they continue to meet the requirements of World Physiotherapy membership and to access appropriate support as and when required. She also assists national organisations seeking membership of World Physiotherapy by guiding them through the application process.

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Allegra Roccato
Head of events

Allegra Roccato

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Head of events

Allegra manages all logistics for the planning and delivery of World Physiotherapy events, including our congress.

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Freya Rodger
Head of marketing and communications

Freya Rodger

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Head of marketing and communications

Freya is responsible for the development and delivery of marketing and communications on all World Physiotherapy activities.

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Pablo Davó Cabra
Professional adviser

Pablo Davó Cabra

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Professional adviser

Pablo is responsible for providing advice to World Physiotherapy staff, board, members and external stakeholders on a range of professional matters relating to physical therapy education and practice. He is responsible for developing and managing a number of projects in line with World Physiotherapy’s strategic plan. These include the World Physiotherapy accreditation service, country profile data collection and database of volunteers and experts.

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Jenani Ganeshan
Accountant

Jenani Ganeshan

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Accountant

Jenani provides support for World Physiotherapy financial activities, including periodic accounts and finance projects, whilst working to develop new and improved processes.

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Titi Ige
Accounts and finance officer

Titi Ige

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Accounts and finance officer

Titi provides support for financial matters relating to World Physiotherapy and its congress.

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Djenana Jalovcic
Education professional adviser

Djenana Jalovcic

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Education professional adviser

Djenana provides advice on education as one of the key areas of World Physiotherapy activities. She works on a portfolio of education projects ranging from physiotherapists' professional entry level education and continuing professional development to facilitating community building and networking among physiotherapy educators.

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Mia Lockner
Marketing and communications manager

Mia Lockner

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Marketing and communications manager

Mia is responsible for general marketing and communications, including World Physiotherapy E-News, social media and World PT Day. She manages the marketing plan for our congress.

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Dan Moore
IT and data manager

Dan Moore

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IT and data manager

Dan is responsible for the strategic direction and operational implementation of all business information technology systems, including the website, membership database and platforms and portals to support the World Physiotherapy Congress scientific programme. He is also responsible for growing the capacity of the organisation to use data to inform business activities and expand the services offered to members.

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Policy manager

Birgit leads on World Physiotherapy policy projects and facilitates the organisation’s leadership programme.
She also provides high level input on the scientific programme for World Physiotherapy congress, supporting the congress programme committee.

Lucy Ridley
Congress project manager

Lucy Ridley

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Congress project manager

Lucy manages the scientific programme and project coordination for congress. This includes abstract submission processes, presenter management, AV logistics, and congress programme committee management.