Finance & Administration

Jane Bennett – Director of Finance and Administration
Jane Bennett joined the ICJ as Director of Finance and Administration in May 2017.  Prior to ICJ, Jane served in similar positions at ICVA, a global network of humanitarian NGOs, in Geneva (2014-2017), the International Medical Corps in Jordan (2013-2014) and at the World YWCA in Geneva (2000-2012), and in a range of financial and administrative roles at the World Council of Churches, the World University Service, and the Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.  Jane has a degree in European Studies from the University of Sussex, studied for one year as an exchange student at the Translation and Interpretation School of the University of Geneva, and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) in 1999.

 

Yvette Müller – Human Resources Officer
Yvette Müller joined the ICJ in March 2017. She is a Swiss citizen originally from Cameroon. She holds a Swiss Federal Certification in Human Resources as well as a Higher Diploma in commerce. Prior joining the ICJ, Yvette worked for 5 years as Human Resources Officer at the Aga Khan Foundation where she provided support and advice to local staff and expatriates in Geneva. Following that she worked as Payroll Specialist for Hewlett Packard and later as International HR & Global Mobility for an Oil and Gas company in London during which she was working in the implementation of HR policies and procedures as well providing support and advice to expatriates in Africa on their remuneration, benefits and employment contract.

 

Sarah Brocher – Administrative Officer
Sarah Brocher joined the ICJ in August 2016. She’s studying to obtain a Bachelor of Law in French and German at the University of Fribourg. She first started at the ICJ with a summer internship in Administration and then was hired as the Administrative Officer at 50%.

 

Alexandra Garzotto – Finance Officer
Alexandra Garzotto joined the ICJ in August 2014. She studied in a Business School and holds a Master with a Finance specialization. After graduating, she worked as an Auditor in Luxembourg for five years. Then she worked for two years as Finance Officer in a Geneva bank.

 

Ralph Orteza – Finance Officer
Ralph Orteza joined the ICJ in March 2014. He holds a Swiss business diploma (CFC) and for it has completed a required one-year internship as account manager in sales administration, which he did with Gategourmet, an aircraft catering and logistics company. He is currently aiming to obtain a Brevet Féderal specialization in finance and accounting. With the experience he will gain in the ICJ as a Junior Finance Officer, he hopes to obtain the diploma within three years. Ralph was born and raised in the Philippines until the age of 14 before moving to Geneva, Switzerland.

 

Briony
Briony Potts – Women’s Rights Programme Officer / Assistant to the Secretary General
Briony Potts joined the ICJ in February 2014. She studied History at the University of Warwick, holds a Masters Degree in Human Rights from Birkbeck, University of London, and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Law Bloomsbury. Prior to joining the ICJ, Briony undertook an internship with the Cambodian Center for Human Rights in 2013 and worked at the UK Parliament from 2007-2014. She provides support to the ICJ Secretary-General and is responsible for liaising with the ICJ Executive Committee and Commission. Since 2015 Briony has been coordinating the ICJ’s work on women’s rights issues, particularly related to sexual and gender based violence and access to justice.