Team

The ICVA Secretariat office is located in Geneva, Switzerland.

 

Executive Director

Nan leads the Secretariat and ensures the functioning of ICVA as a service-based and member-driven organisation that adds value to members’ work in line with its mandate. She brings experience from the field, from headquarters, and from working in collaboration across NGOs on quality and accountability through managing the Sphere Project.
 
 

Programme and Policy Team

Mr Raphael GorgeuDirector of Partnership and Policy
Raphael is responsible for supporting the implementation of ICVA’s  programmes and projects in line with the 2015-2108 Strategy, and working with the ICVA membership to provide analysis and guidance on key humanitarian issues with a primary focus on humanitarian coordination and partnership, including the IASC mechanisms and the forthcoming World Humanitarian Summit.
 
Ms Melissa Pitotti,  Head of Policy
Melissa is responsible for overeeing ICVA's engagement and positioning in relation to forced displacement, humanitarian financing and humanitarian partnership. She works closely with the ICVA membership to provide analysis and guidance on key humanitarian issues, and promoting joint advocacy for improved policies on protection, assistance and durable solutions.
 
Mr Jérôme Elie Senior Policy Officer
Jérôme is the primary focal point on topics and issues related to forced displacement. He also leads on ICVA's work promoting civil society engagement in the development of a "Refugee Compact".
 
Mr Marco Rotelli Special Advisor and acting Regional Representative for Africa
Based at ICVA’s Africa Regional Hub in Dakar, Senegal,  Marco will focus on developing ICVA’s approach and platforms of engagement in the region
 
Mr Jeremy Wellard  ICVA Asia Representative
Based in Bangkok Jeremy has a focus on developing ICVA's approach and platforms of engagement in the region.
 
Mr James SchellProgramme Coordinator
James leads ICVA's humanitarian learning stream, and looking a new ways to reach out to members and NGOs to support their access to information and understanding of the humanitarian sector.
 
Ms Emmanuelle Osmond, NGO Fora and Humanitarian Coordination Consultant
Emmanuelle is responsible for providing support to NGO Fora and echoeing their concerns at the global level.  She also supports ICVA's engagement in the Emergency Directors Group and with the Humanitarian Leadership Support Unit (Humanitarian Coordination Pool).
 
Ms Yafa Ajweh, Regional Programme Officer 
Based in Amman at the MENA Regional Hub, Yafa supports the work of ICVA in the region.
 
Ms. Sophie Helle, Policy Officer
Sophie supports the programme team in relation to forced displacement and humanitarian financing.
 

 

Finance and Administration Team

 
Ms Jane Bennett, Director of Finance and Administration
Jane is responsible for the day to day operations linked to ICVA's finances and human resources.  She assures the financial and resource management of the Secretariat in accordance with ICVA policies and legislative requirements and within budgetary constraints.
 
Ms Manuela CorbolinoHR and Finance Assistant
Manuela supports the Finance Officer in all financial and accounting  matters related to the efficient functioning of the ICVA Secretariat.
 
Ms Mylene SotoAdministration and Events Assistant
Mylene supports the organisation of events, meetings and conferences. She also provides administrative and logistical support functions to the HR & Administration Manager for the effective running of the ICVA Secretariat.
 
Ms Fiona Wilkie, Information Officer
Fiona is responsible for maintaining and delivering ICVA’s information services, in particular website and database and mailings management,  provides IT support to the Secretariat, and supports the membership application process.
 
 
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