Michel Anglade is the Director of the Save the Children’s office in Geneva, one of the organization’s three global advocacy offices.
Since 2018, he has been leading Save the Children’s advocacy and policy work in Geneva to advocate for better practices and policies to fulfil children’s rights. He brings to this position more than twenty-five years of experience, as a child rights specialist, as a humanitarian worker and as an advocacy practitioner.
Prior to his present position, Michel worked for seven years as Save the Children’s Campaign and Advocacy Director for Asia, based in Singapore. During that time, he led Save the Children’s humanitarian advocacy work on typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, on the 2015 Nepal earthquake and on the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh. Michel also worked with Oxfam from 2000 to 2011, in various leadership positions in Asia (based in India) and in Africa (based in Kenya and in Senegal). He started working in the field of humanitarian assistance and development work in 1995 and undertook various assignments with Doctors without Borders and with Action Against Hunger, including in Sudan and in Somalia.