Directeur de recherche à l'IRIS
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Michel Maietta is a Senior Research Fellow at IRIS, where he directs the Humanitarian and Development Programme. Michel Maietta is a specialist in the geopolitics of development and issues of international solidarity. He is also the course director of IRIS Sup’s “Humanitarian Manager” Master.
Having created and developed an Analysis and Strategy unit at Save the Children International first and in Action Against Hunger after, he is the initiator and facilitator of the IARAN (Interagency Research and Analysts Network), a hub of humanitarian foresighters, dedicated to strategic intelligence in the development and humanitarian sector.
Michel has significant experience in sectors of humanitarian action and development. He was namely humanitarian deputy director for Save the Children International; Country Director, Board Director and Director of Strategy for Action Contre la Faim; member of the Africa Group Board at Médecins du Monde. From 2008 to 2012, he also developed and ran for Sidaction an innovative programme for capacity reinforcement of organizations fighting HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.