Chief Executive Officer of International Humanitarian City, Founder of UNHRD Network & former Network Coordinator
Appointed as CEO of Dubai’s International Humanitarian City in early March 2017, Giuseppe Saba brings more than 32 years of extensive experience in the humanitarian field with the United Nations and international organizations. Saba is a leading logistics and support services expert. He is the founder of the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot Network (UNHRD under the UN World Food Programme (WFP). As a result of his efforts, UNHRD became one of the largest humanitarian organizations platform counting around 90 partners operating in emergency preparedness and response. Since his retirement from the UN-WFP in 2013, he served as consultant to various humanitarian agencies including the Norwegian Refugee Council and the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre).