Discover the members of the HON Team.

Célia Boyer

Executive director

A consummate deep sea diver, she is passionate about roses and finds inspiration in playing piano. Her philosophy of life is driven by the art of martial arts and her endurance comes from hiking. Her PhD in Information systems from the Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) is the conclusion of her research activities in the domain of trust, ethics, artificial intelligence and e-health. Célia owns a diploma in advance studies in management and an engineering degree in information systems from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL).

Cédric Frossard

Web Developer

He loves everything medieval – from falconry to fencing – and from it draws his creativity. Cédric`s computer is the sandbox where he can build everything that passes through his mind.

Aude Cabrera

Nurse, Web Reviewer and Medical Adviser

Before working at HON, Aude was a registered nurse in a pediatric psychiatry department in France. She drinks her morning tea with a healthy dose of reflexology and a supremely Zen attitude.

Vincent Baujard

Web Developer Senior

A loyal pillar of the Foundation since its inception, Vincent has been involved in most projects, keeping the Foundation’s mission at the heart of all his work. His philosophy of work is to ensure that all our clients are satisfied clients.

Mikhail Mizin

Web Reviewer

Graduated from the Moscow Linguistic University and the Graduate Institute of Geneva in international law, Mikhail has a command of four languages and specializes in international law and policy. He loves reaching new heights and discover new horizons.

Mayoni Ranasinghe

MD, Web Reviewer Senior and Medical Adviser

She loves learning about new things regardless of topic and wonders what she ever did before Google. Mayoni has a MD and MPH (Master in Public Health) and has worked in multiple areas including paediatrics, surgery, sexually transmitted diseases and public health.

André Ferreira-da-Silva

MD, PhD. – Senior Web Reviewer and Medical Adviser

André Ferreira-da-Silva
He is a quiet force with limitless curiosity and a willingness to learn.

Prof. Cheick Oumar Bagayoko (COB)

MD, Medical Adviser and Representative Resident of HON-Africa

Prof. COB was born a perfectionist. His strength is his ability to transform this perfectionism into reality. This explains his commitment to making information and communication technologies a lever to ensure equal access to care in developing countries. Bagayoko is a Medical Doctor, Expert and Engineer in Health Information Systems and holds a PhD in Public Health and Clinical Research (Medical Informatics). He is an Associate Professor in Medical Informatics at the Faculty of Medicine in Bamako, Director of the Center for Expertise and Research in Telemedicine and E-Health (CERTES) and Resident Representative of the Health On the Net Foundation for Francophone Africa. He has an extensive experience in the management of e-health projects and information systems in Africa and beyond. He's co-founder and General Coordinator of the " Réseau en Afrique Francophone pour la Télémédecine, RAFT". His passion is martial arts including kung fu.

Seidou Tidiane Traoré

MD, Web Reviewer and Medical Adviser

Passionate about the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in health for the welfare of rural communities, Seidou presented and defended his medical thesis on the subject of "telemedicine in a surgical department in Mali" in 2008. His favorite saying is: "with e-health, miracles are always possible".

Mahamoudane Niang

MD, Web Reviewer and Medical Adviser

Mahamoudane is a big fan of NBA basketball. His professional life wholly consists of "ICT and health." Indeed, since 2003, he has been working on the team of Telemedicine and Medical Informatics of Mali, where he has taken care of initial and continuous training, telemedicine tools, creation and animation of health websites, design and implementation of health information systems, mobile applications, supervision of trainees and ICT projects management. He is a specialist in Medical Informatics and holds a University Diploma in Epidemiology and Statistical Methods.