Elia Makar

Vice President, Human Resources

Elia Makar joined Relief International in 2010. With more than 18 years of human resource experience.

Over the last decade, Elia has served in senior management positions, where he has successfully created results-oriented human resource teams and managed HR operations in complex global environments.

Lanre Amao

Vice President, Risk Management

Lanre joined Relief International in August 2018. As Vice President for Risk Management and Assurance.

Prior to joining RI, Lanre held progressively senior roles at ActionAid, most recently as Head of Internal Audit where he helped to transform the internal audit department into a highly efficient, and value-adding assurance unit.

Jamie Jones

Vice President, Program Development

Jamie Jones leads Relief International’s Program Development Department, working with global and country-based teams to develop effective programs for communities worldwide.

Jamie has been with RI since 2007, serving in a variety of program capacities. He has also supported RI’s response to a number of emergencies, leading program design teams in Libya during the 2011 conflict, in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake, and in Bangladesh following the 2007 cyclone.

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