Our Team

Our team is comprised of over 70 staff members from all over the world supporting our 28 Country Offices in the region. Our team also carries out global functions by virtue of its liaison and resource mobilization role with the EU.

Below is our Regional Director and the colleagues responsible for the regional office’s areas of programme and policy work.

Regional Director

Eugenio AMBROSI

Regional Director

Head of Policy and Programme Support Division

Policy Outreach and Communications

Melissa JULIAN

Communications and Policy Outreach Coordinator

Ryan SCHROEDER

Media and Communications Officer

Migrant Protection and Assistance

Laurence HUNZINGER

Senior Regional Migrant Protection and Assistance Specialist

Irina TODOROVA

Senior Regional Migrant Protection and Assistance Specialist

Transition and Recovery, Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Patrice QUESADA

Senior Emergency and Post-Crisis Specialist

Resettlement, Complementary Pathways and Relocation

Jo DE BACKER

Regional Thematic Resettlement Specialist

Immigration and Border Management

Kristiina LILLEORG

Regional Immigration and Border Management Specialist

Berta FERNANDEZ ALFARO

EURCAP Facility Senior Project Manager

Migrant Inclusion and Sustainable Development

Geertrui LANNEAU

Senior Regional Labour Mobility and Human Development Specialist

Katy BARWISE

Migration and Development Programme Manager

Migrant Health

Dominik ZENNER

Senior Migration Health Advisor

IOM-EU cooperation around the world

Jennifer HOLLINGS

EU and Regional Programme Development Officer

Beth MASTERSON

EU Policy and Programme Officer for Africa