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Reference : V-P-CH-E-01456
Date : 23/06/2020
Country/Region : SWITZERLAND
Caption : Geneva, ICRC headquarters. Katie Sams, ICRC's director of financial resources and logistics.
Photographer : REVOL, Didier
Person appearing :
SAMS, Katie (director of financial resources and logistics, ICRC)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : ICRC website, article, 23.07.2018.
Katie Sams joined the ICRC in 2000 and took up her current role in July 2018. In that capacity, she leads the organization's fundraising, financial and administrative services, and logistics teams, and guides its budgetary management and strategic financial decisions. Katie was previously the chief of staff to the director-general (2010-18), where she oversaw the implementation of financial frameworks, supervised the ICRC's strategy and performance management activities, and managed the directorate's agenda. Prior to that, she supported the implementation of the ICRC's prevention activities around the world, heading the unit in charge of managing relationships with civil society audiences and running training courses on international humanitarian law. Katie began her ICRC career as a protection delegate in the field. She has also worked as a researcher for the UN and several NGOs, and as a law clerk for a federal judge in the United States. Katie holds a master's degree in international relations, a law degree, and a bachelor's degree in liberal arts.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 2916x3888
Orientation : portrait
Colour/B&W : colour