Globaldev careers: The travel manager

Larry Bague, senior manager of travel and facilities at the International Medical Corps. Photo by: Larry Bague

BARCELONA — From the headquarters of International Medical Corps in Los Angeles, Larry Bague coordinates travel for more than 7,000 global staff members and volunteers.

For 16 years, Bague has managed the flights and complex visa requirements that enable response teams to enter countries at challenging times. Recently, that has included assisting the World Food Programme’s aviation service for humanitarian workers and organizations during the COVID-19 response.

About the author

  • Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a Reporter at Devex. She covers all things related to careers and hiring in the global development community as well as mental health within the sector — from tips on supporting humanitarian staff to designing mental health programs for refugees. Emma has reported from key development hubs in Europe and co-produced Devex’s DevProWomen2030 podcast series. She holds a degree in journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University and a master's in media and international conflict. In addition to writing for regional news publications, she has worked with organizations focused on child and women’s rights.