Camilla Winther KragelundCamilla Winther Kragelund

Expert in emergency response and management of large-scale, complex emergencies.

Camilla Winther Kragelund has worked with forced displacement for over 10 years, most of which has been as a practitioner in complex emergencies managing humanitarian responses to acute crisis and conflict. 

She combines strong technical knowledge in child, refugee, and IDP protection with sound experience in translating humanitarian principles into tangible and effective actions towards assisting people displaced by conflict or natural disaster.   

Her humanitarian work experience includes 8 eights in emergency response management, some of which has been with UNHCR in various protection and leadership capacities and some of which has been with  Danish Refugee Council primarily in emergency response management and repeated deployments as emergency team leader. 

Most recently, she has headed DRC's emergency team in South Sudan where she was responsible for DRC's emergency response to the influx of 120,000 refugees including establishing and managing refugee camps.  

Key areas:  Emergency response management and leadership; operational protection mainstreaming; designing and implementing rights-based programs; community development and participatory methods; camp management and protection of groups with specific needs

Camilla holds a B.Sc. in Economics, a Master of Arts International Relations and an Executive MBA.