Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator


“Mr. Lazzarini has just joined the Lebanon office. He has extensive experience in humanitarian assistance and international coordination in conflict and post-conflict areas at senior levels, including through his latest assignment in the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia as Deputy Special Representative, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator. Prior to this, he held a number of senior positions in the United Nations for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and in various field positions in Iraq, Angola, Somalia and the Occupied Palestinian Territory.  
Prior to joining the United Nations in 2003, Mr. Lazzarini was heading the marketing department of a private bank in Geneva. He also served for 10 years with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as the deputy Head of Communication, Head of the ICRC delegation in Rwanda, Angola, and Sarajevo and as an ICRC delegate in Southern Sudan, Jordan, Gaza, and Beirut. 
Mr. Lazzarini graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Neuchatel and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Lausanne.
He is a national of Switzerland, born in 1964, and he is married with four children.”

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Philippe Lazzarini
Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator
Nayla Hajjar
Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator
RCO Contact Details
Hanna Schmitt
Head of the Resident Coordinator's Office
Katrine Hoeyer
Senior Coordination Officer
Jon Hedenstrom
Senior Planning and Coordination Advisor
Alex Shoebridge
Strategic Planning Specialist
Hagop Kouyoumdjian
Coordination Officer
Christian De Clercq
Senior Economic Advisor
Rony Gedeon
Planning and Cooridnation Specialist
Farah Ballout
Coordination Associate
Kristine Najjar
SDG Mainstreaming Support Officer
OCHA Contact Details
Nathalie Fustier
Head of Office
Typhaine Gendron
Humanitarian Affairs Officer
Pauline Maisonneuve
Humanitarian Affairs Officer
Anne France White
Humanitarian Affairs Officer
Manal Sarrouf
Communication Officer
Wali Ahadi
Information Management Officer
Bernard Chedid
National Information Management Officer
Said Abou Kharroub
National Information Management Officer
Rawad El Zir
Pooled Fund Manager
Abdo Sadaka
Finance Assistant
Yendi Ghossein
Programme Associate
Rana Karam
Administrative & Finance Assistant
Desiree Abi Hachem
Programme Clerk & Executive Assistant