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Operational humanitarian leadership

Time (GMT +01) 15:00 17:00
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Margie Buchanan-Smith - Independent Consultant and lead author of ALNAP study on Operational Humanitarian Leadership

El Khidir Daloum - Save the Children UK - Regional Director for Latin America, Middle East and South East Europe

Major-General (ret'd) Tim Cross CBE - Former UK representative to the Office for Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance to Iraq

Claire Messina - OCHA,Senior Coordinator, Humanitarian Leadership Strengthening Unit


John Mitchell - ALNAP Director


Humanitarian leadership is currently at the forefront of debates on humanitarian performance and accountability. At the same time, the challenges of leadership continue to grow, with operational humanitarian leaders working in chaotic, often physically challenging and insecure environments.

As one of the most researched topics in the business world, understandings of leadership have evolved over the past fifty years, yet there has been limited specific thinking about humanitarian leadership. ALNAP’s study combines thinking from outside the sector with case studies and interviews with operational humanitarian leaders in a range of crisis settings.

To register to attend this event or for more information please contact Caroline Keay, [email protected] or + 44 (0)20 7922 0388