Who we are



Martin Clemmey

Chief Financial Officer

Martin joined Relief International as Chief Financial Officer in August 2020. He has worked in the not-for-profit

Andy Pugh

Andy Pugh

Senior Vice President for International Programs; Interim Regional Director, Asia

Andy Pugh joined Relief International as Senior Vice President for International Programs in April 2017. Andy brings

Jamie Jones

Jamie Jones

Vice President, Program Development

Jamie Jones leads Relief International’s Program Development Department, working with global and country-based

Lanre Amao

Lanre Amao

Vice President, Risk Management and Assurance

Lanre joined Relief International in August 2018. As Vice President for Risk Management and Assurance, he brings to


Joan Coyle

Interim HR Director

Joan is currently interim HR Director for Relief International. She joined RI in January 2019 as Global HR Director,


Courtney Lobel

Senior Director, Development and Communications

Courtney joins Relief International after 4+ years as Director of Private Sector Initiatives at the International


Josie Coxon

Deputy Director, Development and Communications

Josie joins Relief International with fifteen years experience working for national and international causes. She has


Valerie Rowles

Regional Director, Middle East

Valerie became Relief International’s Regional Director for the Middle East in October 2020 after serving in


Azadeh Hassani

Interim Regional Director, Africa

Azadeh Hassani is is Interim Regional Director for Africa, based in France. Prior to assuming this role, she served


Lara Kalwinski

General Counsel

Lara Kalwinski joined Relief International in October 2019 as General Counsel. She brings more than a decade of

Matt Cruse

Matthew Cruse

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Director

Matthew is Relief International’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (ME&L) Technical Director, joining RI in


Veronique Ringot

Education & Gender Global Director

Veronique joined Relief International in July 2019 to oversee the organization’s education portfolio. With a strong


Melanie Kempster

Global Health and Nutrition Director

Melanie Kempster is Relief International’s Global Health and Nutrition Director. With over 15 years of experience