AfSBT Board of Directors

Dr Dora Mbanya from Cameroon assumed the Presidency of the Society immediately after the Annual General Meeting in Arusha in June 2018. She is a Professor of Haematology at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé, and Consultant Physician and Chief of Service of the Haematology and Transfusion Service of the University Teaching Hospital in Yaoundé. She is also the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Bamenda

Dr. Faten Moftah from Egypt was elected as AfSBT President Elect during the Annual General Meeting in Arusha in June 2018 and will assume the office of AfSBT President on the next General Assembly of the society in Dakar 2020.  She is currently the President of Egyptian Society of Blood Services (ESBS) and the President of Arab Transfusion Medicine Forum (ATMF).

Mr. Dumisani Ndebele is based in South Africa, he is an Independent Director of the AfSBT Board. He also assumes chairmanship for the AfSBT-HRR Committee

Dr Andy Ngoy Numbi is from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is currently working as an Independent Consultant in Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Blood Transfusion and is the Vice President of the AfSBT- ECCAS Region

Mr Mervyn Burton is a registered Chartered Accountant based in South Africa. He is the AfSBT Finance Director and an Executive Director of the AfSBT Board.

Mr David Mvere is an Executive Director of the Board. He is trained as a medical laboratory scientist and is specialised in Transfusion Science.

Mrs Natasha Nsamala is a registered Chartered Accountant by profession and Chief Executive Officer, Malawi Blood Transfusion Service. She is an Independent Director of the AfSBT Board.

Mr Israel Chipare is the Technical Director of the Blood Transfusion Service of Namibia. He is the Vice President of the AfSBT-SADC Region.

Dr Phillip Olatunji is a Professor / Consultant Haematologist in the Department of Haematology & Blood Transfusion, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Ogun State, Nigeria and is Vice President of the AfSBT- ECOWAS Region.

Mr Charles Rombo is the Quality Manager of the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service, based in Nairobi. He is the Vice President of the AfSBT-EAC Region.

Dr Hmida Slama is the Director General of the National Blood Transfusion Service of Tunisia and is the Vice President of the AfSBT – Maghreb region.