The ICRC in the UK and Ireland: Meet the team
The ICRC in the UK and Ireland seeks to build support for its global humanitarian work and to further understanding of humanitarian law.
Find out more about the team below and follow us on Twitter for the latest updates. Email email@example.com to get in touch.
Philip Spoerri – Head of Regional Delegation
Philip oversees the ICRC's relationship with the UK and Ireland including all government, parliamentary, judicial, private and civil society interactions. The position has a particular focus on their role in situations of armed conflict, and other situations of violence, as well as their support of the ICRC in its worldwide operations. Prior to his London role, Philip held numerous senior positions within the ICRC as crisis manger and negotiator, as head of delegation in Syria, Afghanistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and as Permanent Observer for the ICRC to the United Nations in New York. From 2006 to 2014 he was Director of International Law and Cooperation on the ICRC's Executive Team in Geneva.
Teresa Casado – Deputy Head of Delegation
Matthew Morris – Head of Communications
Ita Connolly – Head of Office, Northern Ireland
Helen McElhinney – Head of Policy
Lucia Giavitto – Protection Coordinator
Romy Danflous – Detention Team Leader
Daniel Tripp – Resource Mobilization Country Manager
Krista Armstrong – Movement Adviser
Sophie Paul – Armed Forces Delegate
Linda Isabel Ngesa – Legal Coordinator
Patrick Sherry – Head of Finance and Administration
Aris Magkoutis – HR Manager