Team

Meet our dedicated team based in three countries. The OMCT has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from where it works closely with dozens of international organisations and facilitates working visits by numerous partners around the world. From Brussels, Belgium, OMCT Europe helps the voices of our SOS-Torture Network be heard by the institutions of the European Union. Since 2011, the OMCT office in Tunis, Tunisia, coordinates the activities of the organisation in the Middle East and North Africa region, including the direct assistance programme SANAD in Tunisia with regional counselling centres in Kef and Sfax.

Gerald Staberock

Secretary General

Gerald Staberock is a qualified lawyer with dual Swiss and German citizenship. He has been Secretary General of the OMCT since 2011.

Carin Benninger-Budel

Deputy Secretary General

Kathrin Rüegg

Director of Operations Operations

Radoš Piletić

Director of Development Development, Donor Relations & Impact Orientation

Delphine Reculeau

Director of SOS Torture Network SOS-Torture Network

Stella Anastasia

Co-Head of Regional Desk Asia & Pacific, Southeast Asia Regional Desk Asia & Pacific

Nicole Bürli

Co-Head of Regional desk Asia & Pacific, South Asia Regional Desk Asia & Pacific

Jacqueline Shahinian

Administration Officer Operations

Teresa Cal

Development Adviser for Individual Giving Development, Donor Relations & Impact Orientation

Laure Elmaleh

Child Rights Programme Coordinator Child Rights Programme

Helena Solà Martín

Director of Anti-Torture Programme Anti-Torture Programme

Isidore Collins Ngueuleu

Head of Regional desk Africa Regional Desk Africa

Mohamed Taraoui

Finance Manager Operations

Marc Aebersold

Accountant Operations

Olga Guzman Vergara

Head of Regional Desk Americas Regional Desk Americas

Sibylle Mani

Human Rights Coordinator for Afghanistan Regional Desk Asia

Louis Chenaille

Communications Officer Communications

Giuseppe Scirocco

Human Rights Adviser Human Rights Defenders Programme

Charlotte Mancini

Human Rights Adviser Regional Desk Africa

Agapi Katsamani

Finance and Administration Assistant Operations

Thomas Seghezzi

Human Resources Manager Operations

Francesca Pezzola

Director of Communications Communications

Olivia García Montabes

Impact Orientation Advisor Development, Donor Relations and Impact Orientation

Martina Kulková

Finance Coordinator Operations

Aurore Heugas

Digital Communications and Campaigns Officer Communications

Marie Salphati

United Against Torture Consortium Coordinator & Anti-Torture Advocacy Advisor Anti-Torture Programme

Olivia Ekobe

Human Rights Officer Human Rights Defenders' Programme

Hélène Bailleul

Sub-grants and Operations Coordinator Operations

Liliane Corbesier

Accountant Finance, Administration & Human Resources

Maria Lesire-Schweitzer

Human Rights Officer Human Rights Defenders Programme / Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

Cécilia de Armas Michelis

Human Rights Adviser

Naz Okçal

Grants and Reports Officer Sub-Grants

Eugenia Andreyuk

Head of Regional Desk Europe and Central Asia Regional Desk Europe and Central Asia

Donovan Jiménez Ortega

Human Rights Officer Regional Desk Americas

Desiree Shayer-McLeod

Development Adviser for Institutional Giving Development, Donor Relations & Impact Orientation

Lisa Palfart

Development Adviser for Institutional Giving Development, Donor Relations and Impact Orientation

Doris Otis

Sub-grants Coordinator Sub-grants