Ben Webster has worked in the humanitarian sector since 2003 and within the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement since 2012.
He has worked in emergency contexts in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the Caribbean and held roles such as Head of Emergencies and Head of Climate Adaptation and Early Action at the British Red Cross.
Ben is now the Head of Secretariat for the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP), which aims to make 1 billion people safer from disaster by 2025, and is passionate about improving and scaling-up anticipatory action for the communities most affected by disasters and crises. He brings a deep knowledge of the humanitarian sector, of its structure and actors, of its challenges and of its opportunities.
Ben looks forward to supporting RedR as it grows and develops and as it seeks to support improved humanitarian action around the world.