Olivier Dubois
Head of Regional Delegation - Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti International Committee of the Red Cross

Mr. Olivier Dubois has served as the Head of the Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti since October 2017.

A Belgian national born in 1970, he has worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross since 1999. He was legal adviser in Israel and held various operational positions in Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Pakistan and Kenya (as Deputy Head of the regional delegation) before moving to ICRC HQ as Deputy Head of the Protection Division and Central Tracing Agency between 2008 and 2013. More recently, he headed the ICRC Regional Delegation for Southern Africa in Harare and was advisor for missing persons and their families for the American continent, based in Mexico.

Prior to joining the ICRC, he worked for a nongovernmental organization in Rwanda involved in transitional justice and was legal advisor at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (Lausanne).

Mr Dubois holds degrees in Law and Criminology from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) and a post-graduate diploma in Conflict and Security from Leicester University.

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