Our staff and board

  • Our staff includes medical professionals who are able to provide and support health services in emergency situations.

    Our staff includes medical professionals who are able to provide and support health services in emergency situations.
  • Sir John Holmes, Co-Chairman, IRC-UK Board of Trustees

    Sir John Holmes, Co-Chairman, IRC-UK Board of Trustees
  • Our staff work directly with communities affected by conflict and disaster, enabling us to create programmes that work for them.

    Our staff work directly with communities affected by conflict and disaster, enabling us to create programmes that work for them.
  • By training community leaders the impact of our staff's work is extended across whole populations.

    By training community leaders the impact of our staff's work is extended across whole populations.
  • IRC staff are trained to understand the needs of individuals in challenging situations and to communicate with them effectively.

    IRC staff are trained to understand the needs of individuals in challenging situations and to communicate with them effectively.
  • Our staff bring a range of technical skills - from water and sanitation to construction - to communities that need them most.

    Our staff bring a range of technical skills - from water and sanitation to construction - to communities that need them most.

In the UK, the International Rescue Committee is governed by a board of trustees who have volunteered their time to support us in our mission to help people affected by natural disaster and conflict.

UK senior management

Jane Waterman

Executive Director, UK and Senior Vice President, Europe

Eleanor Dougoud

Deputy Executive Director and Vice President, Europe

Sanj Srikanthan

Director of Policy and Practice

Tania Songini

Director of Finance and Operations

 

UK board of trustees

Sir John Holmes GCVO, KBE, CMG Chair

George Biddle  

Glenda Burkhart

Francois-Xavier de Mallmann

Susan Gibson

Dylan Pereira

The Hon Richard Sharp

Diane G Simpson

Iliane Ogilvie Thompson

Jake Ulrich

Bill Winters

Lynette Lowndes

Kathleen O'Donovan

Ian Barry

Femke Halsema

Tania Songini, Company Secretary  

Jeremy P Carver CBE, Honorary Counsellor

US senior management

David Miliband

President and CEO

Sarah O'Hagan and Thomas Schick

Co-Chairs, Boad of Directors

Glenda Burkhart and Scott Pelley

Co-Chairs, Overseers


IRC-UK is a registered charity, number 1065972
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