Our Leadership

Photo Credit: © UNHCR/ S. Baldwin

Senior Leadership
Rami Azzam
Director of Digital Marketing 

Ezra Billinkoff
Interim Director of the Hive 

Yelena Bakaleva
Chief Financial Officer

Ned McNeal
Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving 

Jennifer Patterson
Director of Communications 

Nick Slijepcevic
Director of Partnerships


Executive Director and CEO


Anne-Marie Grey

Anne-Marie Grey is the Executive Director and CEO of USA for UNHCR, supporting the work of the UN Refugee Agency and its partners in life-saving and life-changing work to help refugees and other displaced people in more than 125 countries around the world.

Anne-Marie brings more than 30 years of fundraising and marketing experience – both in the United States and internationally – to USA for UNHCR. Appointed in September 2014 to lead the organization and enhance its programs and resources, Anne-Marie is committed to mobilizing efforts in support of the 65.3 million men, women and children that have been forced to flee their homes around the world.

Prior to joining USA for UNHCR, Anne-Marie worked with UNHCR, Save the Children, UNICEF and Share our Strength in a variety of leadership fundraising and marketing positions. Before returning to the United States, Anne-Marie lived in Australia, where she led marketing and development programs for the National Museum of Australia and held several roles at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.

Anne-Marie studied at Colby College, Maine and completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Australian National University. A diplomatic ‘brat’, Anne-Marie has lived in Norway, Burkina Faso, Australia and the United Kingdom. She has authored two books and is a frequent international speaker on a range of resource mobilization and marketing topics.