Anne Zeidan

The humanitarian expert and advisor
Anne is a seasoned humanitarian professional and a “non-for-profit” Project Manager, also acting as Director of Operations of an NGO specialized in Reconstructive Surgery for Life Reconstruction, she is our expert in humanitarian organizations, in cooperation and development.

Strongly committed to her tasks, Anne has a strong determination and perseverance to achieving projects.  She has a long experience in managing interdisciplinary groups and based on a humanitarian field career, she has built a very practical ability to adapt to changes. Experience in: humanitarian programming and emergency operations – networking and multi-lateral humanitarian coordination – developing strategy and policy documents – expertise in protection related thematic such as internally displaced and missing persons (IDPs), gender issues and child protection.

Anne was born in Geneva in March 1965. She is married to a Swiss Jordanian and mother of two sons.


Second Chance, Reconstructive Surgery for Life Reconstruction
Director of Operations, since 2012 (

International Committee of the Red Cross 1993 – 2012
Head of project on Internally displaced persons (2008-2011)
Head of Unit Women and War (2011)
Diplomatic advisor in relations with UN agencies (2006-2008)
Diplomatic advisor for the African Continent (2004-2005)
Head of Protection sector for the Middle East (2002-2004)
Deputy Head of operations for the Great Lakes regions (2000-2002)
Deputy Head of operations for the Middle East (1996-1999)
Protection field delegate in Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon (1993-1996)


CAS in Durable Management – HEC Fribourg (2013-2014)

Project Management – CRPM Lausanne (2009)

Team Management, Speaking in public, Relations with the Press 

M.Phil in International Relations – Cambridge, UK (1990 – 1991)
”African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights: Law in Disorder”

Bachelor in International Relations – IUHEI Geneva (1985 — 1989)

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