Tina Lindgreen

Founder and President

Background: Corporate HR advisor and trainer, executive coach, project manager and trainer for global conventions.


“My team and I are building a solid platform for a message of hope and solutions to the world’s biggest problems.

I have founded WAFA because I see that water, air and food for all is possible. It brings me joy and frees up my passion to work for the good.”


Juliet Lifongo

PA for President

Juliet is a Master of Peace and Development Studies from Leeds Metropolitan University, England and has a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Buea, Cameroon. Her passion is working with development-oriented organizations, individuals and communities to sustainably improve the livelihoods and rights of poor and marginalized people across the world.


“WAFA’s aim is noble. It is the fundamental right of every human being to have food security, clean air and potable water. Indeed, a defining challenge of our time is to ensure this right for individuals and communities, particularly in developing countries. I share this vision and hope to contribute to making it a reality!”


Sarah Inna Timofejeva

Human Resources Manager

Sarah is a Master of International Business from Copenhagen Business School. Having lived and studied in Copenhagen for several years, Sarah has discovered her biggest passion in life: helping people become the best versions of themselves and lead a fulfilling life with the help of psychology, mindfulness and spiritual practices.


“I have always been a humanitarian at heart and wanted to work for an NGO. WAFA brings me the fulfilment of applying my business and people skills: doing what I love for a good cause”.

Mail: sati@wafaward.org

CarlosCarlos Saraiva

Applications & IT

A native of Portugal, Carlos’ background is in IT, largely in the energy sector. His experience ranges from multinationals to nonprofits.


“I love helping Water Air Food Award because I share WAFA’s vision – water, air, food and peace for all, not some time in the future, but in my lifetime”.

Mail: casa@wafaward.org

AndriiAndrii Kuzmyn

Project Manager

Andrii has a background in business administration with commercial and project management experience from international companies.


“I would like to apply my knowledge and skills for the development of NGO with inspiring ideas, entrepreneurial spirit and great multicultural team. I believe such humanitarian initiatives play a key role in consciousness awakening and evolution of civilization”.

Mail: andk@wafaward.org

VirginiaVirginia de Cabrera

Translation Manager

Professional Experience as a Spanish Interpreter, Translator, Voice-Over
since 1994



fabFabrizio Negossa

Graphic designer

An accomplished artist, hailing from Italy, Fabrizio managed a store for years where he sold his drawings. When the computer age dawned, new perspectives on art opened up. Now he’s also a graphic and Web designer, where he believes creativity is “my daily bread”.


“A more sustainable and peaceful world is something we all want. WAFA has an incredible potential. Collaborating with WAFA is a beautiful way to start creating a better world, and overall it makes me feel good”.

Mail: fane@wafaward.org

NikitaNikita Gavrilovs

Production & Broadcast

“I am Nikita Gavrilovs, born in Stavropol, Russia, in 1990. Since 2009, I’ve been living in Copenhagen, doing my studies and work.

I worked for several media companies, advertising agency, newspaper, magazine and on television.

Worked as cameraman on TED Talks (TEDxCopenhagen), educated as multimedia designer from Køge Business College, and got a bachelor degree in e-Concept development from KEA (Købebhavns Erhvervsakademi).


I joined WAFA, because of international team, inspiring vision and amazing and promising future”.

MariaMaria D’Andrea

IT expert & Web Architect

Maria was born in Italy where she studied law, communications, marketing and computer science, qualifying her as a Web architect and journalist. Her technical expertise is in IT and graphics, including Word Press and Photoshop. She has experience in on-Web project management and website updating. Now living in Denmark, she has started up her own IT company and serves as graphics editor for the Italian-Danish magazine Il Ponte


“WAFA’s purpose is praiseworthy; food, air and water are the basis of life. It is also really satisfying to do what I love, especially for a noble cause, and I am glad to be part of such a great team”.

Mail: mada@wafaward.org

RichardRichard Reive

English language editor
Canadian by birth, Richard is a Master of Political Science, holds a BA and teaching diploma in English, and certificates in translation and interpretation (English, French, Spanish). Some 40 years of professional experience include teaching, translating, interpreting and editing.


“Contributing to WAFA’s mission is a unique opportunity. I also appreciate working with a dynamic inter-generational team”.

Mail: rire@wafaward.org

DianeDiane Walters

Ms. Walters is working on a Master of Arts in creative writing and English at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). She previously owned a graphic design company, Articulated Excellence, and published the community newspaper. Currently, she works as a freelance writer for Southern New Hampshire University.


“Some things in life are more than coincidence. In 2014, I worked for SNHU’s website Be a Social Entrepreneur (now retired) through an internship. I loved writing about the special people in the world who could create so much good through creative thinking and innovative ideas in helping people survive and thrive. When I found WAFA, and these wonderful people working for the good of the planet, I immediately felt a universal connection had been made. I felt like I found home.”

AncutaAncuța Gabriela Tarța

Digital Media and Campaign Manager

Adopted by Denmark, Ancuta comes from the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca, in the heart of Transylvania. She has a background in digital media and communication and a PhD from the University of Copenhagen. Her expertise is in social media research and digital project management, and she thrives on anything that allows her to be creative.


“WAFA embodies my view of the world:  humankind cannot move forward before ensuring that basic needs like water, food and clean air are there for everyone. There is so much talk about it, but people who actually make this happen every day are so little in the spotlight! These are the people we should expose and learn from. They embody humanity. That’s what the WAF Awards are about. And that’s why I am WAFA. Water, air, food. We are all WAFA, really.”
Mail: anta@wafaward.org

Vessela Vodenicharska

Vessela Vodenicharska


Master of Law – experience with project management and strategy development



Eva Elise Kraus


Eva has a Master in Agricultural Development from the University of Copenhagen, and a Bachelor in Nutritional Science from the Technical University Munich, Germany. Combining both disciplines, she is enthusiastic about creating more sustainable food systems. Her focus is in on finding solutions that consider the social, environmental and economic aspects of sustainability. Her objective is to increase the benefits for small-scale farmers in developing countries.

 “At WAFA, I am able to share my knowledge with other experts in water and food security. By working for an NGO, I can also expand my network while doing good”.

davidDavid Ram

Human Resources

David holds a diploma in information technology and business administration with a specialization in corporate social responsibility (CSR). “When I first started to get into CSR, I knew I had found my calling in life.”

“I see WAFA as an execellent opportunity to do more, and get involved, plus a chance to give back to the community with the skills I have earned”.

JannikJannik Meier Sørensen

Social Media

Master of Media Studies


MathiasMathias Christensen

Social Media

Mathias is Master of Communication from Aalborg University but he has also studied on IT University. The digital media has always been in focus, and he is now working with communication, marketing and E-commerce. At WAFA he is working with the social media channels.



Kumar Gaurab

Kumar Gaurab

Strategy Implementation

Kumar is a Master of Business Administration (MBA, full time) from Copenhagen Business School Denmark and has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), from the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India. He has over nine years of experience in project planning, cost controlling and monitoring in large-scale capital projects in India and Qatar, as well as a year in business strategy development for Danish companies.

“Born and raised in India, I decided to an MBA in Denmark to gain a culturally diverse perspective and put myself into a supportive environment for international talent. I aspire to take an active role in promoting sustainability in the world society. WAFA provides me a platform to apply my skills and passion”.


Faith W. Walgwe

Strategy Implementation

Faith is a Master of Science and Technology from the University of Aalborg and has a Bachelor of Commerce from Victoria University, New Zealand. A passionate advocate for women, she champions strengthening capacity, increasing the visibility of initiatives, and developing community in order to secure sustainability.

“WAFA recognizes exceptional pioneers who are making a difference to secure food, air and water for all. WAFA helps drive this change and gives me the opportunity to use my skills and experience in these areas”.

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Water, air and food security are major planetary challenges. WAFA’s mission is to raise awareness and to share sustainable solutions. We count on our volunteers to make it happen.

Join us! Be part of a team that creates a solid platform for a message of hope and provides solutions on a mission of global significance.