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


Andrea Gosselin

Chief of Staff & Interim Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Andrea became Relief International’s Chief of Staff in May 2019, after serving in progressively senior roles within


Lara Kalwinski

General Counsel

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


Jody Yasinowsky

Chief Program Officer

Jody became Relief International’s (RI) Chief Program Officer (CPO) in 2022 after serving in progressively senior

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

HR Director

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


Courtney Lobel

Senior Director, Development and Communications

Courtney joined 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 is RI’s Regional Director for the Middle East. She has recently served as our Acting Regional Director for


Mark Atterton

Regional Director, Africa and Asia

Mark Atterton is RI’s Regional Director of Africa and Asia, based in the UK. He is responsible


Azadeh Hassani

Global Humanitarian Director

Azadeh Hassani is RI’s Global Humanitarian Director, based in France. She is responsible for all aspects of Relief

Matt Cruse

Matthew Cruse

Senior Director of Accountability, Impact, and Measurement

Matthew is Relief International’s Senior Director of Accountability, Impact, and Measurement, joining RI in June


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


Lauren Pucci

Head of Program Development

Lauren Pucci is Relief International’s Head of Program Development. Lauren holds a Masters’ degree