Meggi Rombach works as corporate partnership manager at the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland. She is responsible for the corporate partnerships including the Philips Foundation, the Swiss Re Foundation, ABB and LafargeHolcim. Prior to joining the ICRC, Meggi worked in brand management for about a decade; mainly at Procter & Gamble. She holds a MBA in international organizations management at the HEC Geneva.
Pilot projects are essential for testing out new ideas. But simply carrying out one pilot project after another without moving on to implement the successful ones can be counterproductive, write ICRC's Mechthild Rombach and Thalie Bareilles, in this guest column.
The United Nations said global partnerships are essential to meeting the sustainable development goals. The same is true when it comes to disaster relief, ICRC’s Mechthild Rombach, Philips Foundation’s Katy Hartley and Philips Design’s Sean Hughes write in this joint op-ed.