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

Ola Henrikson

Head of Policy and Programme Support Division

Elisa Tsakiri

Policy Outreach and Communications

Media and Communications Officer - Ryan Schroeder

Migrant Protection and Assistance

Senior Regional Migrant Protection and Assistance Specialist - Laurence Hunzinger

Senior Regional Migrant Protection and Assistance Specialist - Daniel Redondo

Transition and Recovery, Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Senior Emergency and Post-Crisis Specialist - Patrice Quesada 

Head of the Elections Support Unit - Giovanna Solari

Resettlement, Complementary Pathways and Relocation

Regional Resettlement Specialist - Anna Hardy

Immigration and Border Management

Regional Immigration and Border Management Specialist - Baptiste Amieux

EURCAP Facility Senior Project Manager - Placido (Dino) Silipigni

Migrant Inclusion and Sustainable Development

Senior Regional Labour Mobility and Human Development Specialist - Geertrui Lanneau

Migrant Health

Senior Regional Migration Health Advisor - Dr. Maria Cristina Profili

IOM-EU cooperation around the world

EU Policy and Programme Officer for Africa - Beth Masterson