Our team

Stefan Agerhem

Sr. Advisor  Volunteering in Conflicts and Emergencies (ViCE)

Swedish Red Cross

Balthazar Bacinoni

Director, Organizational Development and Humanitarian Diplomacy

Burundi Red Cross

Matt Baillie Smith

Professor of International Development

Northumbria University

Jessica Cadesky

Former Teamleader – ViCE Listening Study

Swedish Red Cross

Nisha Thomas 

Dr. / Lecturer in International Development,

Northumbria University

Bessy Valle Paz

Director, Volunteering

Honduran Red Cross

Delvin Varghese

Doctoral Trainee

Newcastle University, Open Lab


Over the years, several people have been actively involved in the team working on the ViCE Initiative. We would like to recognize their involvement and contributions by mentioning them here; Tarig Isaac Aldouma (Sudan), Eva Augustin (Sweden), Aun Kyaw Htut (Myanmar) Cecilia Brunnstrom (Sweden),  Alex Modoyi Deti (South Sudan), Malin Gawell (Sweden), Pär Ivarsson (Sweden), Ylva Jonsson Strömberg (Sweden), Sin Khin Myo Myat Thein (Myanmar), Maryna Khozedub (Ukraine), Daoud Latif Mohammad (Afghanistan), Kyaw Soe Shwe (Myanmar).