Jean Baptiste Kamate

Jean Baptiste Kamate

Partnership Leader – Global Field Operations, World Vision International

Jean Baptiste is Partnership Leader for Global Field Operations. Prior to this appointment, he led World Vision East Africa and West Africa Regions.

Jean Baptiste started his career as Programme Officer at the US Embassy where he worked from 1990 to 1993. He joined World Vision in 1994 and has served in several roles including; Project Administrator, Project Manager, Area Development Programme Manager, Operations Director and National Director in Mali. He has also served as the Regional Coordinator for West Africa Water Initiative (WAWI) in Niger where he coordinated the work of 14 agencies on behalf of World Vision to serve three countries: Ghana, Mali and Niger. He has also served as Interim Director for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, National Director Rwanda and Regional Leader for West Africa in Senegal before being appointed Regional Leader for East Africa.

Jean Baptiste is married and has two children.