Our team

We pride ourselves on having a diverse and global leadership team, with firsthand experience in the field, and a steadfast belief that communities are the best agents of their own change. Their highest priority: empowering our extraordinary 5,000+ team members across the 40 countries we serve.

Executive team

Neal Keny-Guyer
Chief Executive Officer

Beth deHamel
Chief Financial Officer

Craig Redmond
Senior Vice President of Programs

Myriam Khoury
Vice President of Innovation

Simon O'Connell
Executive Director of Mercy Corps European Headquarters & SVP for Global Partnerships

Adrienne Karecki
Chief Development and Marketing Officer

Nigel Pont
Chief People and Strategy Officer

Dr. Dafna H. Rand
Vice President for Policy and Research

Jeremiah Centrella
General Counsel

Dina Esposito
Vice President of Technical Leadership

Board of Directors

Linda Mason
Co-Chair

Allen Grossman
Co-Chair

Bob Newell
Treasurer

Scott Brown
Director

Ryan Crocker
Director

Gun Denhart
Director

Vijaya Gadde
Director

Mark Gordon
Director

Lucy Lee Helm
Director

Neal Keny-Guyer
Chief Executive Officer

Gisel Kordestani
Vice Chair

David Mahoney
Director

Nick Blazquez
Chair, Mercy Corps Europe

Kevin Ryan
Director

Dan O’Neill
Founder, non-voting member

Global Leadership Council

Meet our European leadership team ▸