A native of Dublin, Ireland, Alan Glasgow has spent more than 20 years supporting aid and development initiatives across the globe.
As Mercy Corps’ Asia and Europe Regional Director, Alan leads programming and operations throughout 12 countries, overseeing a substantial portfolio of humanitarian and development initiatives helping people build better lives across seven countries.
Alan first joined the organization in 2009 and has served as Country Director for Greece, Director of the European Migration Response in Greece and the Balkans, and a Program Development Manager for the Middle East. In his work with Mercy Corps, he enjoys the people, team spirit, friendships, and opportunity to drive change. He feels a responsibility to forge a shared humanity, one in which everyone who needs help is supported regardless of where they are from.
Before joining Mercy Corps, Alan worked for the International Rescue Committee in New York City and Sierra Leone, and as Director of Global Business Development for GOAL. He also supported the Chernobyl response.
Alan received his undergraduate degree from the University of Leicester and his master’s from University College Dublin. He also attended Harvard Executive Business School and Columbia University Business School. Alan enjoys spending his free time with his two children, listening to music, and reading.