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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

Amanda Seller

Senior Vice President, Global Partnerships and Philanthropy

Ciaran Donnelly

Senior Vice President, International Programs

Jennifer Sime

Senior Vice President, United States Programs and Awards Management Unit

Madlin Sadler

Senior Vice President, Operations and Strategy

Oscar Raposo

Chief Financial Officer

Ricardo Castro

General Counsel

Sanjayan Srikanthan

Senior Vice President, Europe and Executive Director, IRC-UK



Senior Leaders Group

Comprising the Leadership Board, plus:

Alyoscia D'Onofrio

Senior Technical Director, Governance

Bill Schaffrath

Senior Director, Internal Audit, Finance

Bob Kitchen

Director, Emergency Unit

Brian Johnson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Chris Honsberger

Chief Global Supply Chain Officer

Colleen Ryan

Vice President, Communications

Danusia Dzierzbinski

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Elinor Raikes

Regional Vice President, Europe and North Africa

Ellen Beattie

Senior Director of Program Quality, United States Programs

Em Fackler

Chief Information Officer

Hans Van de Weerd

Vice President, United States Programs

Isabella De Mattia and Ben Wise

Co-Acting Senior Directors, Strategy

Jeannie Annan

Senior Technical Director, Research Evaluation and Learning

Judson Flanagan

Vice President, International Operations

Kate Moger

Regional Vice President, Great Lakes

Kristin Kim Bart

Senior Director, Gender Equality

Kurt Tjossem

Regional Vice President, East Africa

Mania Boyder

Vice President, Development

Mark Schnellbaecher

Regional Vice President, Middle East

Mesfin Teklu Tessema

Senior Health Director

Michael Burlingame

Vice President, Marketing

Mireille Cronin Mather

Vice President, Awards Management Unit

Nazanin Ash

Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy

Nicole Behnam

Senior Technical Director, Violence Prevention and Response Technical Unit

Patrick Poulin

Acting Regional Director, Pacific West - United States Programs

Paul Taylor

Regional Vice President, West Africa

Phil Woollam

Vice President, Strategic Growth

Radha Rajkotia

Senior Technical Director, Economic Recovery and Development

Ravi Gurumurthy

Chief Innovation Officer

Robin Dunn Marcos

Senior Director, Resettlement and Processing

Sanna Johnson

Regional Vice President, Asia

Sarah Smith

Senior Technical Director, Education

Susan Ringler

Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Tineke Ceelen

Executive Director, Stichting Vluchteling

Tracy Reines

Regional Director, United States - Atlantic