Anne Chatelain is the operations manager of the New York-based cell for MSF. The cell manages operations in Haiti, Peru, and Liberia, directing all aspects of our medical humanitarian projects in these countries. The main objectives of the cell are to guarantee the quality of MSF's operational response and ensure the efficient implementation of our activities.
Anne joined MSF in 2005 as a nurse in Darfur, Sudan. Since then, Anne has worked with MSF in various roles, including as an emergency coordinator, head of mission, and medical coordinator. Anne has helped lead operations in complex humanitarian emergencies, such as the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the Arab uprising in Libya in 2011, the Syrian crisis in Syria and in Lebanon, the so-called migration crisis in Europe, extreme violence in Central African Republic and in Democratic Republic of Congo. Anne has designed operations in multiple medical domains, from mobile clinics offering primary health care to responses to outbreaks. Before joining MSF-USA, Anne was a policymaker based in the Paris office focused on vaccine-preventable diseases.
Anne holds a master’s degree in public policy from Sciences Po Rennes and a master’s degree in public health from the Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp.