International Committee of the Red Cross | Vice-President
Gilles Carbonnier, Vice-President, ICRC. Gilles Carbonnier is the vice-president of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Since 2007, Carbonnier has been a professor of development economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva), where he also served as director of studies and president of the Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action.
Prior to joining the Graduate Institute, Carbonnier worked with the ICRC in Iraq, Ethiopia, El Salvador and Sri Lanka, and served as an economic adviser at the ICRC’s headquarters. His expertise is in international cooperation, the economic dynamics of armed conflict, and the nexus between natural resources and development.