Martin Schüepp is the Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia for 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 becoming Deputy Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia in 2016, and its Regional Director in 2019.
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.