Kate Halff is the Executive Secretary of the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR) an alliance of seven of the biggest humanitarian NGO networks and the Red Cross / Red Crescent. From July 2008 to April 2013, she was the Director of the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC). Prior to these Geneva-based positions, Kate worked for over twelve years primarily in East Africa, managing humanitarian responses, as Country Director for Action Contre la Faim, Oxfam and Save the Children. During that time, she also worked briefly for OCHA and as a management and humanitarian consultant. Kate Halff holds two Master degrees from Paris 3- Sorbonne, one in International Relations and one in Development. She is married with two children.