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SFD Executive Committee members
The Executive Committee, appointed by and from the SFD Board, ensures the implementation of the SFD general policy. It meets monthly with the directorate and administers the SFD.

Members
Prof. Claude Le Coultre
Chairwoman of the SFD Board; SFD executive committee member

Christian Saugy
SFD Board member; SFD Executive Committee member

Claude Tardif
SFD Board member; SFD Executive Committee member


Biographies
Prof. Claude Le Coultre
Honorary Professor at the faculty of medicine of the University of Geneva, previous vice-dean of the faculty and chair of the faculty committee on cooperation with the countries of the South and East. She has been the Geneva University Hospital delegate for humanitarian affairs from 2004 to 2007.
Claude Le Coultre has been working in the Geneva University Hospitals since 1978 and has been practising as a paediatric surgeon since 1979. She was in charge of the Paediatric Surgery Department of the Geneva Children’s Hospital from 1991 to 2004.
She has been a member of the Foundation Council of Children Action since 1994, devoting part of her time there to surgery and development projects in Asian countries.
In 2004 she was elected to chair the PIAH (Interdisciplinary Programme in Humanitarian Action), a post-graduate programme offered by the University of Geneva, until 2007.
Claude Le Coultre has been a member of the ICRC since 2004; she is a member of the ICRC Assembly Council. Since January 2008, she chairs the board of the ICRC Special Fund for the Disabled.

Christian Saugy
Born in 1955, Christian Saugy holds a degree from the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC) of the University of Lausanne.
He joined the ICRC in 1979, working in the Management Accounting and Internal Audit units and then in the Finance and Administration Division. He has also carried out short assignments for the ICRC as an administrator and an administrative coordinator in the Middle East (Lebanon, Iran), Africa (Angola, Sudan, Kenya) and Asia (Pakistan).
Mr Saugy is now deputy head of the Finance and Administration Division in Geneva, in charge of investment, budgets and buildings at ICRC headquarters.
He has been a member of the Board of the SFD since January 2001.

Claude Tardif
Nationality: Canadian
Function: Head Physical Rehabilitation Programs ICRC
SFD function: SFD Board member; SFD Executive Committee member


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