Dr Michael Charles

Head of Country of Southern Africa Cluster Office, International of Federation of Red Cross

Dr Michael Adekunle Charles is a seasoned diplomat and an International Development professional with over 18 years’ experience providing technical, managerial and operational support to field and country offices for the Red Cross as well as the public and private sector. He is a medical doctor with a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Heidelberg and Bielefeld in Germany respectively. He also has a diploma in Humanitarian Diplomacy, with over 15 years of resident working experience in Africa. He has engaged with government authorities at various levels in over 30 countries on the continent. Currently, he is the Head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Country Cluster office for Southern Africa based in Pretoria.