Martin Schüepp is the Director of Operations of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Since joining the ICRC in 2007, Martin has held various operational and managerial positions in complex conflict environments, notably in Sudan’s Darfur region, southern and south-eastern Afghanistan, and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. He coordinated the ICRC’s operations in West Africa before overseeing the ICRC’s operations in Europe and Central Asia first as Deputy Regional Director and from 2019 to 2022 as its Regional Director.
Prior to joining the ICRC, Martin led a United Nations Development Programme project in Blue Nile State, Sudan. Born and raised in the Swiss Alps, he holds Master’s degrees in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute, Geneva, and the Fletcher School at Tufts University, Massachusetts.