Director of the Office of the Secretary General

The Director of the Office of the Secretary General ensures the Secretary General can effectively discharge his statutory duties and key responsibilities at all times.

Christopher Rassi

  • IFRC Secretariat, 17 Chemin des Crêts, Petit-Saconnex, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland
  • P.O. Box 303 CH – 1211 Geneva 19, Switzerland

Christopher Rassi has worked in various roles with the IFRC, including most recently as Head of Country Cluster Delegation, based in Bangkok, Thailand and Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific. In this capacity, Christopher worked with National Societies in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as with IFRC leadership throughout Southeast Asia.

Before joining the IFRC, Christopher had several roles with the United Nations and in private law practice. He worked with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and with the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda in The Hague, Netherlands and Arusha, Tanzania. He was also a foreign law clerk at the Constitutional Court of South Africa in Johannesburg. He serves on the Board of the Jean-Pictet Competition in International Humanitarian Law.