Kilian Kleinschmidt

Radical change made reality

FOUNDER

Kilian Kleinschmidt

Chairman

Kilian has over 25 years hands-on experience in international development, emergency response, resource mobilization, and political/regional cooperation in a wide range of organizations (UN, NGOs), countries and programs.

Previous assignments include Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Deputy Representative for UNHCR in Kenya, Deputy to the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for Assistance to Pakistan.

In his recent position as the UNHCR Mafraq Head of Sub-Office and Camp Manager for Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan, the world’s second-largest refugee camp and the largest camp for Syrian refugees, he has exceeded all expectations and has achieved the impossible, transforming Za’atari from a chaotic and crime-ridden place to a thriving and stable community ready for its transition to the next phase of its development.

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

Ingeborg Pichler

Uli Schmid

Senior Expert, Humanitarian Action Program

TEAM

Robert Erenstein

Coordinator

Martin Ohlsen

Senior Expert, Humanitarian Action Program

Manon Roeleveld

Organization and Logistics Coordinator

Uschi Roittner

Project Manager

Maximilian Seilern

Assistant

Fatima Freitag

Assistant

TEAM USA

Ben Homer

Partnership and Development

Beth Pappas

Operations

TEAM MEMBERS

Switxboard brings together

an experienced multi-disciplinary team comprised of humanitarian workers, technological experts, consultants, project managers, culture managers, communication professionals and many others with practical experience in working with refugees, governance, project management, human resources, marketing, global multi-nationals, and NGOs.