Simon Lazarre-Badiane

Teambuilding, Culture change
Simon Lazarre-Badiane
Mr. Simon Badiane is currently serving as the Executive Director of an American NGO called Africa Consultants International (ACI). Mr. Badiane’s areas of expertise include project management, monitoring and evaluation, conflict resolution, human resource management, leadership development, strategic planning, supervision and coaching, community development and organizational development. Mr. Badiane is fluent in French, English, Wolof, Diola, Creole Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.

Geographic experience



English, French

Experience as a coach (formal/informal)

12 years

Experience as a facilitator

15 years

UFacilitator stage


Simon can work collaboratively with Lead facilitators to structure team building and other such interactions. He would benefit tremendously from learning about different tools such as Liberating Structures.


Healthcare, education, social justice


  • Working with NGOs
  • Project design and management
  • Healthcare, education, social justice
  • Organizational development and HR development, group dynamics
  • Community mobilization
  • Program evaluation

Areas of development and learning

  • Learning about structured tools and techniques for facilitation
  • Process design for facilitation, creatively integrating different methodologies
  • Managing self during facilitation especially in situations of ambiguity
  • Managing projects of higher complexity
  • Coaching leaders to build the skill of facilitation

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