Jan is the Director of RLS Geneva. He studied history and political sciences with a special focus on Africa in Hanover, Germany and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Before coming to Geneva, he was the regional director of the RLS office for Southern Africa since 2015. He has a background in politics and social activism.
Project Manager Social Rights
A graduate in political science and an activist in the anti-globalisation movement, Jeanne has worked for various organisations, including Attac France, an association where she was responsible for expertise and publications. Since she joined the RLS team in Geneva in 2020, she supervises projects on the question of global social rights.
Project Manager Trade Unions and Just Transition
Vsevolod has a PhD in International History from the Graduate Institute of Geneva, having worked in various academic institutions, the NGO sector, ILO and the UN. Prior to joining the RLS in 2021, he completed a postdoctoral research project on the history of international communism in the interwar period at the University of Amsterdam.
Project Manager Global Health
Veronica joined RLS in 2021. She holds degrees in Economics, International Management, and Migration Policies and Integration. She worked with NGOs and UN agencies in health and development programmes on Middle Eastern, South American and African countries. She is actively collaborating with social movements in Italy and in France.
Emilia joined RLS in 2020, bringing along the expertise in administration, office and event management she gained within several organizations active in Geneva on an international level in public health, migration, humanitarian demining and international solidarity. Over the course of her career, she also collaborated with modern/contemporary art galleries and auction houses.
Communication and Media Manager
Yann holds degrees in English and Arabic literature, and in Digital Publishing. After completing his studies, he worked at the ILO as a publishing and communication officer and he regularly volunteers within different activism organizations in Geneva. He joined the RLS Geneva team in 2021 and is in charge of the office’s communication strategy and media relations.
Barbara holds a degree in business management from the University of Geneva and is the Finance Manager of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Geneva Office since 2020. Prior to that, she has been working in Switzerland and South Asia with different development organizations in their finance teams since 2002 after a stint in the private sector.
Leïla holds degrees in Geography and Environmental Studies and Socioeconomics from the University of Geneva. She supported socioeconomic development through her work in various foundations and development organizations in Singapore, Bangkok and Geneva. She joined the Finance Department of the Geneva RLS office in January 2023.