Chief of Mission

Ms Géraldine Ansart has more than 15 years of experience in humanitarian aid and development programming.

Since 2017, she has been the Syria Crisis Coordinator of the International Organization for Migration, based in Geneva, remotely managing the IOM Syria office.

Previously, she worked in Amman from where she provided regional coordination services to IOM missions operating in Syria and neighbouring countries.

Between 2009 and 2013, she managed IOM’s institutional partnership with the European Union’s Humanitarian Aid Office from the IOM Regional Office in Brussels.

Between 2015 and 2009, she worked as a Migration and Development Specialist and implemented several Migration and Development projects in the Great Lakes region of Africa (Rwanda, Burundi and DR Congo).

Ms Ansart holds a degree in Law and Political Sciences from the Institute of Political Sciences in Lyon, France and the Queen’s University in Belfast, UK, and a master’s degree in International Administration from Sorbonne University, Paris (France).