Regional Director for Africa
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Patricia Danzi has been regional director for Africa at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) since 2015, overseeing all ICRC operations on the continent. She is responsible for over 7,500 staff and a budget of up to USD 750 million. She has been with the ICRC since 1996, working in a range of roles worldwide. She holds a master's degree in agricultural economics, geography and environmental science, and holds a postgraduate degree in development studies from the University of Geneva. Patricia is a mother of two, a former Olympian. She is fluent in seven languages.