Juan Luis Coderque Galligo has been working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) since 1997. He has had postings in the Caucasus, DRC, South Sudan, Côte d’Ivoire, the Gaza Strip, Lebanon, Senegal/Mali/Niger and in Geneva. Between 2010 and the end of 2013, he was the Head of the ICRC Moscow delegation, with responsibility for the Russian Federation, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine.
Over most of the past eighteen years, Juan has led multicultural teams working in conflict or post-conflict situations, delivering protection and assistance to people affected by armed violence, negotiating for access to victims, for respect of the rules of war.
In June 2014, he set up ICRC’s Corporate Partnerships Unit at ICRC Headquarters in Geneva, with a focus on bringing the corporate sector in support of ICRC’s strategic objectives and challenges.
Juan holds a BA in English Literature and a Master’s degree in European Studies, with a focus on post-communist economies. Over the past few years, he has pursued a number of executive courses with Ashridge, IMD, Saïd Business School. Juan is a member of the Canton of Geneva’s Consultative Commission for International Aid, a member of the Impact Hub Geneva advisory board, a member of the Global Humanitarian Lab steering group and a regular contributor to the ICRC Assembly working group on innovation and private fundraising. He has four working languages – English, French, Russian and Spanish.