Secretary General

The Secretary General directs the offices of MSF International.

Jérôme Oberreit has been Secretary General of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) since September 2012. Jérôme joined MSF in 1994, and has worked in Kenya, Sierra Leone, Somalia and Occupied Palestinian Territory. In 2001, he began working in programme management at MSF’s operational directorate in Brussels, becoming director of operations in 2006. Jérôme has developed particular expertise in working in conflict settings, and in managing HIV programmes. He has degrees from London University and California State University.

Past Secretary Generals

Oct 2008 – Sep 2012
Sep 2007 – Sep 2008
Christopher Stokes
May 2007 – Sep 2007
Emmanuel Tronc ad interim
Mar 2004 – Apr 2007
Marine Buissonnière
Nov 2000 – Mar 2004
Rafael Vila-Sanjuan
Jul 1995 – Nov 2000
Dr Jean-Marie Kindermans
1991 – 1995
Dr Alain Destexhe