Our Team

Executive Director

Tanya Wood brings more than 20 years of experience in the international humanitarian sector, based in headquarters and overseas postings in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Her career has been focussed on leadership within international membership organisations including the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies(IFRC), the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) and most recently as CEO and Chair of two tropical disease Federations. She combines this leadership in international membership organisations with experience of humanitarian standards, having worked with Sphere and as an auditor of the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS) with HQAI.


Bonaventure Sokpoh

Head of Policy, Advocacy & Learning, Geneva

Geneviève Cyvoct

Senior Quality & Accountability Officer, Geneva

Adrien Muratet

Programme Officer, Geneva

Karen Glisson

Membership Services Manager, London 

Ann Vaessen

Senior Communications Officer, Geneva 

Balint Hudecz

Communications Officer, London

Patrick Hartmann

Head of Finance & Administration - Geneva

Nadia Michel

Finance Manager - Geneva
(maternity cover)

Audrey Rudny

Finance Manager - Geneva
Currently on maternity leave

Hélène Maillet-Maghdessian

Human Resources (HR) & Administration Officer - Geneva


Please contact us at info@chsalliance.org if you have a general query relating to our work.