MSF Representative to the EU and NATO
Inma Vazquez is a lawyer by background, with a Master’s degree in European Law, and has been MSF’s representative to the EU and NATO, based in Brussels, since 2015.
She has 24 years of professional experience, most of them in humanitarian aid. She also has 15 years of field experience occupying management positions in main humanitarian organizations such as Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) and Action contre la Faim (ACF), and with the EU Humanitarian Aid department (DG ECHO).
Ms Vazquez has been in charge of large field operations and worked in a variety of contexts ranging from complex emergencies (Angola, Sudan, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Middle East) to natural disasters (Honduras or Madagascar) or transition situations (Nicaragua, Guatemala, East Timor and Zimbabwe). She also has combined field experience with assignments at headquarters, where she has been actively involved in advocacy and policy analysis. Between 2004 and 2007 she was MSF’s liaison for the Global Fund to fight against HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB. She started her career in the Spanish public administration in the national development bank, where she worked for 5 years on managing European Structural Funds to promote investment in small and medium size enterprises.