Our management team

Our team is composed of experts who understand the pharmaceutical and medical device industry and their global context. Our deeply experienced team is unified in the quest to reduce the burden of lack of access to affordable life-saving medicine across Africa.
We seek meaningful partnership and collaboration with healthcare organizations, government agencies, NGOs and foundations.

Fonome Dieng

CEO & Founder

Fonome founded ALP based on the observation that many healthcare stakeholders (government procurement offices, public and private hospitals) in Africa usually find it very difficult to source some category of products from the international industry. Read more

Mame Penda Dieng – Manka

Co-founder & Director – Communications & Public Affairs

Mame Penda is a serial entrepreneur and Africa-Enthusiast !
She will be in charge of all matters related to corporate communications, government affairs and Corporate Social Responsibilities. Mame Penda is a founder of JAABA International in Senegal a multi-faceted company active in healthcare, child education & welfare. Read more

Jean Louis Njemba

Chief Financial Officer

Jean Louis is an economist and expert in controlling and financial analysis. He has an extensive professional experience in multinational companies and international organizations in Switzerland and around the globe. He is the President of Sao Tome & Principe Chamber of Commerce and member of the Board of Tudor Tech and sits in advisory committees of many companies in Switzerland and in Africa. Read more

Merat Bagha

Head of Strategic Marketing

Merat brings more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and MedTech industries. He has an established track record of working in senior roles at such large companies as Novartis AG and Merck Healthcare KGaA. Read more

Bara Guèye

Director Commercial Operations – West Africa

Bara brings in more than 20 years of international experience in various industries such as marketing & communication, food service industry and real estate. Read more