Under Secretary General, Programmes and Operations of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Dr. Garry Conille is the Under Secretary General Programmes and Operations of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the world’s largest humanitarian network. Dr. Conille has served in this position since 1 October 2015.
Dr. Conille is a former Prime Minister of Haiti and was previously Director of the Africa Regional Office of the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS). His extensive experience in the development sector includes 15 years in the UN system, among other functions, as the head of UNDP’s Millennium Development Goals (MDG) support unit, and as UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Niger. In the wake of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake, Dr. Conille was Chief of Staff to former US President Bill Clinton in his role as Special Envoy for Haiti, where he helped coordinate Haiti’s reconstruction efforts.
He has a Doctorate in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of the State University of Haiti and a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Conille is married with twin daughters.