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The International Rescue Committee’s staff leadership board and senior leaders group manage the strategy and implementation of the IRC’s humanitarian work worldwide.

IRC Staff Leadership Board

David Miliband

President and CEO

Jeannie Annan

Chief Research and Innovation Officer

Martin Bratt

Acting Senior Vice President, Awards Management Unit; Chief Strategy Officer

Ricardo Castro

General Counsel

Harlem Désir

Senior Vice President, Europe

Ciaran Donnelly

Senior Vice President, Crisis Response, Recovery & Development

Oscar Raposo

Chief Financial Officer

Madlin Sadler

Chief Operating Officer & External Relations

Hans Van de Weerd

Acting Senior Vice President, Resettlement, Asylum & Integration

 

Senior Leaders Group

Aaron Rippenkroeger
Executive Director - West, Resettlement, Asylum & Integration

Adnan bin Junaid
Country Director, Asia

Aissatou Balde
Country Director, West Africa

Aitor Sanchez Lacomba
Director, Business Operations

Alyoscia D'Onofrio
Vice President, Head of Technical Excellence

Amanda Catanzano
Vice President, Policy & Advocacy (Acting)

Aśka Pickering
Vice President, Regional Engagement, Awards Management Unit

Avigail Ziv
Executive Director - East, Resettlement, Asylum & Integration

Barri Shorey
Senior Director, Economic Recovery & Development

Bill Schaffrath
Senior Director, Internal Audit & Global Assurance

Bob Kitchen
Vice President, Emergency Programs & Humanitarian Action Unit

Brian Johnson
Chief Officer, Global Human Resources

Chris Honsberger
Chief Global Supply Chain Officer

Ciaran Donnelly    
Senior Vice President, Crisis Response, Recovery & Development

Cica Dadjo
Acting Head, Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Unit

Colin Mc Ilreavy
Chief Safety & Security Officer

Dania Gharaibeh
Acting Head, Gender Equality Unit 

David Miliband
President and CEO

Elijah Okeyo    
Country Director, East Africa

Elinor Raikes
Vice President & Head of Program Delivery

Elizabeth Norman
Senior Director, Finance & Administration 

Ellen Beattie
Senior Director, Program Quality & Innovation

Em Fackler
Chief Information and Operations Officer

Greg Matthews    
Acting Regional Vice President, Asia

Hans Van de Weerd    
Acting Senior Vice President, Resettlement, Asylum & Integration

Harlem Désir     
Senior Vice President, Europe

Imogen Sudbery    
Director, Policy & Advocacy Europe

Isabella De Mattia    
Vice President, Business Operations & Analytics

Jeannie Annan    
Chief Research & Innovation Officer

Jonathan Beloe    
Senior Director, Program Quality Support

Judson Flanagan    
Vice President, International Operations

Kate Moger
Regional Vice President, Africa Great Lakes

Katherine Finn    
Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Kurt Tjossem
Regional Vice President, East Africa

Lani Fortier    
Senior Director, Emergency Response - Emergencies & Humanitarian Action Unit

Laura Kyrke Smith    
Executive Director, IRC UK

Madlin Sadler    
Chief Operating Officer & External Relations

Marianne Aparicio
Country Director, Latin America

Marijana Simic    
Regional Director, Europe - Resettlement, Asylum & Integration

Martin Bratt  
Acting Senior Vice President, Awards Management Unit; Chief Strategy Officer

Matias Meier    
Country Director, Middle East & North Africa

Matthew Collins-Gibson    
Vice President, USA Philanthropy

Megan Nobert    
Director, Safeguarding

Meghan Lopez
Regional Vice President, Latin America

Melanie Ward    
Sr. Director, Strategy & Planning

Mesfin Teklu Tessema
Senior Technical Director, Health

Michelle Gayer
Senior Director, Health Program - Emergencies & Humanitarian Action Unit

Mireille Cronin Mather
Vice President, Donor Engagement, Awards Management Unit

Modou Diaw
Regional Vice President, West Africa

Naima Siddiqi
Senior Director, Finance & Operations

Neal Moffitt
Senior Director, Information Technology

Nick Jones-Bannister
Senior Director, Measurement

Nicole Behnam
Senior Director, Violence Prevention & Response

Nicole Walden
Senior Director, Strategy & Performance

Oscar Raposo
Chief Financial Officer

Ourania Dionysiou
Vice President, International Development

Patrick Poulin    
Regional Director - West, Resettlement, Asylum & Integration

Phil Woollam
Vice President, Mass Markets

Ralph Achenbach    
Country Director, IRC Deutschland

Ricardo Castro    
General Counsel

Rick Estridge     
Global Controller

Robin Dunn Marcos    
Senior Director, Resettlement, Asylum & Integration Programs

Salma Ben Aissa
Country Director, Africa Great Lakes

Su'ad Jarbawi
Regional Vice President, Middle East & North Africa

Susan Ringler    
Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Tracy Reines    
RAI Atlantic Central Regional Director 

Wale Osofisan     
Senior Director, Governance

Wan Hong    
Senior Director, Policy & Planning

Zain Habboo     
Chief Mobilization & Marketing Officer