Relief International Regional Directors, Country Directors and senior staff gather for a photo during an annual retreat. Luna Chelesta/RI
Who we are

Leadership

Eric Fullilove

Eric Fullilove

Chief Financial Officer

Eric Fullilove joined Relief International in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. Eric is an MIT graduate, a Certified

Ann Koontz

Ann Koontz

Senior Vice President, Technical Assistance

Ann Koontz has three decades of experience working with NGO’s and the private sector both in the United States

Andy Pugh

Andy Pugh

Senior Vice President for International Programs

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

Jamie Hall

Jamie Hall

Senior Vice President of Strategy and Risk. Representative, RI in UK and Europe

Jamie Hall joined Relief International in 2005 to lead the European head office of the RI network, established as a

Jamie Jones

Jamie Jones

Vice President, Program Development

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

Elia Makar

Elia Makar

Vice President, Human Resources

Elia Makar joined Relief International in 2010. With more than 18 years of human resource experience, Elia has spent

Courtney Lobel

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

Josie Coxon

Deputy Director, Development and Communications

Josie joined Relief International in 2019 as Deputy Director for Development and Communications based in the United

Lanre Amao

Lanre Amao

Director, Global Assurance

Lanre joined Relief International in August 2018 as Director of Global Assurance. He brings to RI, nearly two decades

Allan Freedman

Allan Freedman

Regional Director, Africa

Allan joined Relief International as Regional Director for Africa in April 2018. He is responsible for overseeing all

Pascal Arthaud

Pascal Arthaud

Regional Director, Asia

Pascal joined Relief International as Country Director for Afghanistan in 2010 and was then appointed as Regional

Johan Lefebvre Chevallier

Johan Lefebvre Chevallier

Regional Director, Middle East

Johan joined Relief International in March 2019 as the new Regional Director for the Middle East. He joins RI with

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Azadeh Hassani

Interim Global Humanitarian Director

Azadeh Hassani is Relief International’s Interim Global Humanitarian Director based in France. Previously, she

Matt Cruse

Matthew Cruse

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Lead

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

Mike O'Brien

Mike O'Brien

Health Technical Lead

Mike joined Relief International in May 2016 to oversee the organization’s global health and nutrition portfolio. A

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Jill Lauren Hass

Water and Sanitation (WASH) Technical Director

Jill Lauren Hass, P.Eng., M.Eng., LEED AP® joined Relief International in March 2019 as Water & Sanitation

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Veronique Ringot

Global Education Technical Director

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