Director of ISGlobal’s Think Tank
Rafael Vilasanjuan took a degree in journalism and political science at the University of Barcelona. He then worked as a journalist in Spain until 1988 when he became Deputy Communications Director for the Olympic Games in Barcelona. In 1994 he worked as communications director for Benetton. He joined MSF in 1995 when he coordinated the return of the MSF Spain teams in Rwanda. In 1996 he became Director of Communications at MSF Spain and in 1998 Director General. Since 2000, Rafa Vilasanjuan has been the Secretary General of Médecins Sans Frontières. He was Chair of the Steering Committee on Humanitarian Response, a platform of the main international humanitarian organisations. Rafael Vilasanjuan is currently Director of ISGlobal’s Think Tank.