Our aid workers are professionals prepared to handle complex situations, able to implement projects and manage human resources. They have a profound understanding of the cultures of the countries where they operate with experience and expertise, responding to an emergency or need according to international security procedures and protocols. They are deeply convinced that a better world is possible.
President of INTERSOS after having served as Secretary General, as well as numerous roles in the field that took him to more than 20 countries. Graduate in Political Science with a Master in Diplomacy and International Relations, he collaborates with the United Nations and ICVA NGO Network. He regularly gives lectures and lessons at international universities and think-tanks.
Born in Patras, Greece, in 1963, he is Secretary General of INTERSOS, after serving as General Manager from 2015. Graduate in Electrical Engineering, since 1995 he has been working in the humanitarian field. He has worked as Logistics Manager and Head of Mission in many countries in Africa, Asia and South America. From 2007 to 2013, he was General Manager of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Italy.
In 1992, he was among the founders of INTERSOS, serving as Secretary General, then President until 2015. Graduate in Philosophy, at 23 he completed his first mission in Chad. In 1974, he joined the trade union movement with Cisl, and after a factory experience, he became involved in immigration and cooperation policies at ISCOS, the Trade Union Institute for Development Cooperation.
Sergio Vecchiarelli – Finance and Administration Director
Magda Bellu – Human Resources Director
Giacomo Franceschini – Programme Department Director
Francesco Mazzarelli – Eastern Africa and Yemen Regional Director
Marco Ciapparelli – Central and Western AfricaRegional Director
Luisa Rueda – Middle East Regional Director
Marcelo Garcia – Emergency Unit Coordinator
Alda Cappelletti – Emergency Coordinator
Cesare Fermi – Migration Unit Coordinator
Letizia Becca – Medical Referent
Giovanni Visone – Communication and Fundraising Coordinator
Leonardo Palma – Logistic Coordinator
Luciano Costantini – Internal Audit and Accountability
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