John Horekens

July 7, 2016

A British/Belgian national, John Horekens has spent over 40 years in humanitarian and development work with the United Nations and the International Red Cross. Among a variety of Field and HQ assignments with UNDP and UNHCR, he was UNHCR’s Head of Resource Mobilisation, Representative in Sudan, Director for Europe, Coordinator for the CIS, Director for Operational Support, and Director of External Relations, before being IFRC’s Director of External Relations and UN’s Coordinator for the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, as well as for the 3rd Early Warning Conference. John now runs an independent consulting firm in the Geneva area.