GEORGES KETTANEH has served in the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement for more than 23 years with extensive experience in all aspects of its work. Since 2013, he has been the Secretary General of Lebanese Red Cross. In his previous role, Georges built up Lebanon’s Emergency Medical Services system. He also managed emergency relief operations of the Lebanese Red Cross and served as Director of Operations and Disaster Management. Georges is a member of the Red Cross Red and Crescent Movement Reference Group and a team rapporteur in the general secretariat of the Arab Organisation for the Red Crescent and Red Cross (ARCO), also the Head of the Drafting Committee of the MENA Conference. In addition, Georges Has also served in several Federation and Movement roles and as a member of key national government committees dealing with emergency preparedness and health services.