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Geneviève Gardère

Owner/ Manager
FINEX Insurance Agency
104, Rue Goulard,
Pétion-Ville, Haïti

Genevieve GardereGeneviève Gardère is the owner of FINEX INSURANCE AGENCY, established in 2011. FINEX took over the International Medical Insurance Operations of local insurance companies POFASA and SOCOMAS, after devastating earthquake of 2010. FINEX is specialized in international travel expatriates medical insurance.

Geneviève Gardère has over thirty years experience in Medical Insurance and managed over the years the Medical insurance Portfolio of several Haitian and multinational institutions amongst which: USAID (Haiti office), PANAMERICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (PADF), The Haitian Armed Forces (FADH), Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

Geneviève Gardère is the representative for SEVEN CORNERS(a US Insurance company). She is a former PTA President of Union School (State Department Overseas sponsored school in Haiti). She is also the Chief of Staff of Jerry Tardieu and has been his campaign Director during the 2015 Parliamentary Elections in Haiti.

Geneviève Gardère attented « Les Soeurs du Sacré Cœur de Turgeau » (Sacred Heart Sisters) for her primary and secondary school and graduated from the Hun School of Princeton NJ for her high school/ESL Studies. She attended Bryant College in Smithfield Rhodes Island for her undergraduate studies.

She is a member of YWCA-Haiti.
Jean-Didier Gardère

104, Rue Goulard,
Pétion-Ville, Haïti

DidierJean-Didier Gardère is  the President of  Truxton S.A Construction Company, established in 1990. Truxton S.A also suffered severe losses including the collapse of its headquarters taking the lives of most of the company’s engineering and administrative team.
Truxton S.A recovered from its earthquake losses and is currently executing infrastructure projects in dredging and port construction.
Jean-Didier Gardère has led the company to recovery and it is now executing infrastructure projects including Dredging, Port Constructions, Government Buildings and supervision of Airport Projects.  As an Engineer and Consultant, he has over thirty years experience and has been lending his services to large industrial construction and logistic firms and institutions primarily from the United States.  They have included over the years: Dyncorp, The Aim Group, Fluor, IEP Power, VP Buildings, Atkins Global/PBSG, Symbion and The Leadership Institute.  In Haiti he represents certain multinational companies, most notably Steel Leader Arcelor Mittal.  He is a registered consultant at Tetra-Tech and is participating in the Haiti Property Law Work Group, alongside Habitat for Humanity and other USG and GOH agencies. 

Jean-Didier Gardère is also the President of the PROFASA Insurance Group, established in 1925. PROFASA was severely hurt by the abnormally high level of losses associated with the catastrophic earthquake of January 12, 2010. Today the Group is only active in specialized lines, namely, surety, construction risks, aviation and expat medical coverage. Under his leadership and restless efforts, the company is, against all predictions, slowly recovering from his losses and beginning to look at a brighter future.

He is also an International Consultant in Insurance, Engineering and Logistics

Jean-Didier Gardère holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.
He co-sponsored the construction of the first ICU unit in Haiti at the “Hôpital de la communauté Haïtienne” with the assistance of the US Southcom.

He is the author of two books being published: one on Haitian Naval Construction and a novel on Haitian pre History

Pierre Edouard Kanzki

Kanzki Group S.A
100, Boulevard Toussaint Louverture
Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Telephone (509) 38822828/ (509) 39228888
Email :

KanzkiKanzki Group S.A. (KG) is a Haitian company incorporated in Port-au-Prince whose primary focus is to develop the infrastructure and agriculture on the island through the use of heavy equipment. The company currently employs a staff of 32 individuals full-time including administrative staff, vendors, mechanics, security guards and 130 part-time heavy equipment operators. By employing and training locals, KG contributes toward the development of qualified local resources and to the economic development of the country. 
Kanzki Group SA operations include these facets:

  1. Sales of durable and reliable heavy equipment for construction and agriculture
  2. Sales of heavy equipment parts
  3. Rentals of heavy equipment
  4. Repairs of heavy equipment
  5. Training of skilled heavy equipment professionals 

The company's strategy is revolutionizing the Heavy Equipment sector by providing a service that exceeds the level of service currently available on the market and improving the skill level of the operators who work on these machines to the satisfaction of our customers.

Kanzki Group S.A current rental fleet includes backhoe loaders, wheel loaders, excavators and a bulldozer.
Kanzki Group S.A is already the exclusive dealer for New Holland Construction in Haiti and has put a plan in place to become the largest dealer of all types of heavy equipment in Haiti by 2020.
Kanzki Group (KG) has a world-class management team with direct knowledge and experience in the industry and unique administrative skills. 
The development of infrastructure and agriculture through the use of heavy equipment has been a long tradition and passion in the Kanzki family for several decades. Pierre Edouard Kanzki, one of the founders of Kanzki Group S.A, grew up surrounded by Heavy machinery. His favorite toys were his father's tractors and excavators which he skillfully maneuvered in the dirt since the tender age of 11. It is no surprise that Pierre-Edouard Kanzki chose to build a career in heavy equipment. His thirst for knowledge and quest for excellence led him to travel throughout the world to discover all the facets of his field and made of him a certified expert in most heavy equipment before he even reached the age of 40.  
He holds a BS degree in Engineering from INTEC University in the Dominican Republic (Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo).
He is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce.

Jean Lucien Ligondé

Président Directeur Général
Centre Haïtien de Recherche en Aménagement et en Développement S.A (CHRAD)
Complexe Ezperanza
87, Rue Grégoire,
Pétion-Ville, Haïti
Telephones : (509) 2228 9525 / (509) 37779797
Email :,
LigondeThe Haitian Center for Land Use Planning and Development (CHRAD) is an independent think tank which undertakes fundamental and applied scientific research. CHRAD promotes cross-disciplinary research and training to identify public policies and technologies that support achievement and well-being across Haiti. We also design solutions for specific challenges at the request of the public and private sector.
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Jean Lucien LIGONDÉ  is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Haitian Center for Research, Land Use Planning and Development (Centre Haitian de Recherche en Aménagement et en Développement S.A.). He is one of the founders of Université Notre Dame d'Haïti and was its Dean for Student Affairs for three years. He is an eminent scientist, an energetic and strategic leader. Man of great character, courage and vision, he is a worldwide known figure of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. He led the Harvard-Boston University team which defines for the Haitian Government the first draft of the Recovery Strategy after the 2010 earthquake.
He is the author of four books. His most recent scientific publication deals with the spatial development plan for territorial cohesion of the Metropolitan Region of Port-au-Prince. (Schéma de Cohérence Territoriale de la Région Métropolitaine de Port-au-Prince).

He holds two Bachelor’s degrees, one in Engineering and one from Notre Dame University; a Graduate diploma in Banking and Financial Services, a Master in Financialeconomics and a Ph’D in public policy. His last research with Harvard University deals with “The Reform of the State of Haiti”.

He was awarded a lifetime membership from the National Scholars Honor Society of the United States of America for His high academic performance. He founded with the assistance of the former Nuncio, Bishop Christophe Pierre, Archbishop Serge Miot and Father Harold Desrosiers, the School for Theology and Evangelism.

He was appointed by the Haitian Bishop Conference, Chairman of the Committee of the Jubilee Year 2000 and hosted in the National Stadium the Feast of the Jubilee on the eve of the Year 2000. He founded seven prayer groups in Massachusetts and was for fourteen years the National Leader for the Haitian Catholic Charismatic Renewal, a 2 million member organization.

Aline Sejourné

HAITI Director of Program and Partnership
16, Rue Caséus, Pacot
Port-auPrince, Haiti
Telephone : (509) 48931102
Email :

AlineBuild Change is an award-winning international nonprofit social enterprise based in Denver, Colorado, in operation since 2004. Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and windstorms by empowering people in emerging nations to build homes and schools that will protect their families and children. Build Change works in post-disaster reconstruction in Haiti, Indonesia, Nepal, and the Philippines. We work in Colombia and Guatemala to strengthen buildings before a disaster strikes. More than 23,000 people have been trained in disaster-resistant design and construction techniques and, in turn, have built over 47,000 safer homes, impacting 237,000 people.
Since 2010, Build Change has been providing post-disaster reconstruction services in Haiti after the devastating earthquake. Since then, Build Change has been designing earthquake-resistant houses and training homeowners, builders, engineers and government officials to build them. Build Change has developed and implemented new and retrofitted, permanent-housing solutions in Haiti, and provided technical assistance for the completion of more than 1,500 homes, enabling more than 7,200 people to live in earthquake-resistant permanent homes. In addition, Build Change has trained more than 1,000 builders in safe construction practices, and 160 block makers to produce blocks meeting Haitian and international construction standards.
Aline Séjourné leads Build Change operations in Haiti. In this capacity she oversees all programs in the country, forms and maintains partnerships and tracks impacts, and acts as Build Change representative in Haiti. She joined Build Change in January 2014 as the Block Manufacturing Program Manager she led for 15 months, before transitioning to the Director of Programs position.
Aline Sejourné has worked extensively in SME development projects in Haiti since 2010, and worked in the microfinance sector since 2007. She holds a Master in Business Management from Université du Maine in France. She speaks French, English, Italian, and Haitian Creole, and has a working knowledge of Spanish.

Lionel Delatour

26 rue Mangonès
Pétion Ville, Haïti

LionelLionel Delatour is a consultant on public policy and politics in Haiti. He has advised a number of Haitian and American businesses on the political situation in Haiti. 
Since 1993, he has led forty delegations of business leaders from Haiti on fact-finding visits to Washington D.C. 
From 2002 to 2004, he provided consulting services to l’ASSOCIATION DES INDUSTRIES D’HAITI (ADIH) in drafting and promoting in Washington the trade bill (Hero) which would have provided benefits to Haiti similar to the ones that the African countries were receiving with the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA).
He was a leading advocate for the enactment of the HOPE legislation in 2006, the HOPE II legislation in 2008 and the HELP legislation in 2010, which provided favorable trade benefits to Haiti which is allowing the then-dormant garment sector to become one of the engines of job creations in this country today.
In April 2006, May 2008 and February 2009 he coordinated and participated in the three visits in Washington D.C of President René Préval.
From July 2007 to September 2013 he has been a consultant for the CTMO-HOPE commission, a tripartite institution led by the government, with representatives of business associations and labor organizations created to help improve and implement the various HOPE legislative initiatives.

Lionel Delatour is a graduate of Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service and has an MPA from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
He is a founding member of le Centre pour la Libre Entreprise et la Démocratie (CLED) and the Haiti Democracy Project.