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 program SANAD in Tunisia with regional counselling centres in Kef and Sfax.
Gerald Staberock has been Secretary General of the OMCT since 2011, and presently also serves as the Chair of the Board of the EU Human Rights Defenders Mechanism – ProtectDefenders.EU.
Carin Benninger-BudelProgramme Director Convention Against Torture Programme
Yannis GerassimidisDirector of Operations Finance, Administration & Human Resources
Radoš PiletićDirector of Institutional Development Institutional Development & Donor Relations
Iolanda JaquemetDirector of Communications Communications
Delphine ReculeauProgramme Director Human Rights Defenders Programme / Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders
Stella AnastasiaHuman Rights Officer & Network Coordinator SOS-Torture Network Mobilisation Programme
Henrique ApolinarioRegional Human Rights Officer for Latin America Concention Against Torture programme
Nicole BürliSenior Human Rights Adviser (Asia) Convention Against Torture Programme
Jacqueline ShahinianAdministration Officer Finance, Administration & Human Resources
Teresa CalDevelopment Adviser for Individual Giving Institutional Development & Donor Relations
Laure ElmalehProgramme Coordinator Child Rights Programme
Helena Solà MartínSenior Human Rights Adviser (Latin America) Convention Against Torture Programme
Isidore Collins NgueuleuSenior Human Rights Adviser (Africa) Convention Against Torture Programme
Claire-Marie GermainDigital Communications and Campaigns Officer Communications
Cristina SevillaRegional Human Rights Officer for Asia Convention Against Torture Programme
Mohamed TaraouiFinance Manager Finance, Administration & Human Resources
Gaelle TchoutaRegional Human Rights Officer for Africa Convention Against Torture programme
Marc AebersoldAccountant Finance, Administration & Human Resources
Miguel Martín Zumalacárregui
Miguel Zumalacárregui is head of the OMCT Europe Office in Brussels, and human rights adviser in the Human Rights Defenders Programme. He also represents OMCT as a member of the advisory group to ESCR-Net's System of Solidarity.