Our Team

Eva Wuchold
Programme Director Social Rights

Eva studied political science and peace studies in Münster, Tokyo and Stadtschlaining and coordinated projects worldwide on peace policy, climate, environment, food and development. Since 2013, she has been working for RLS and is now responsible for setting up and managing the Social Rights Programme in the Geneva office.


Jan Leidecker

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.


Jeanne Planche
Project Manager Social Rights

A graduate in political science and an activist in the anti-globalisation movement, Jeanne has worked for various organisations over her career, 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.


Vsevolod Kritskiy
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.


Veronica Forin
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.


Yann Hakam
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 Mukherjee-Vuagniaux
Finance Manager

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 Southern Asia with different development organizations in their finance teams since 2002 after a short period in the private sector.


Leïla Cellerier
Finance Officer

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.


The whole team in front of the office.
Geneva, 2021