The ICVA Secretariat office is located in Geneva, Switzerland.
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 Gorgeu, Director 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 overseeing ICVA's engagement and positioning, particularly in relation to forced displacement and humanitarian financing. 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 Forced Displacement
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".
Ms. Sophie Helle, Policy Officer
Sophie supports the programme team in relation to forced displacement and humanitarian financing.
Ms Eman Moankar, Regional Representative for MENA
Based in Amman, Jordan, Eman is reponsible for developmeing ICVA's approach and platforms of engagement in the region.
Ms Emmanuelle Osmond, Senior Policy Officer Humanitarian Coordination
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).
Mr Marco Rotelli, 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 James Schell, Programme 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.
Mr Addis Tesfa, Deputy Regional Representative for Africa
Addis supports the ICVA Africa team to pursue ICVA's overall strategy on forced displacement, humanitarian financing, coordination and partnership in the region.
Mr Jeremy Wellard Representative Representative for Asia
Based in Bangkok Jeremy has a focus on developing ICVA's approach and platforms of engagement in the region.
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 Corbolino, HR 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 Soto, Administration 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.