Francesco Rocca
President of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Francesco Rocca is the President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. He served as Vice- President (Europe) from 2013 to 2017, and was the Italian Red Cross representative on the IFRC Governing Board from 2009-2013. Prior to this, he had a distinguished career with the Italian Red Cross, first as its Head of Emergency Operations in 2008 and its Extraordinary Commissioner before being appointed National President of the Italian Red Cross Association in 2017.