Harald Veen, FRCSEd

Harald Veen, FRCSEd

Trauma surgeon since 1992.

Practiced in the Netherlands (1992-2003), in the UK (2003-2006) and for the British Royal Navy in Gibraltar (2006-2012).

Between 1992 and 2012 around 30 missions in war zones for different humanitarian organisations, mostly with ICRC.

ICRC chief surgeon from 2012-2017.

Currently surgical lead for the ICRC project on Complex Attacks Preparedness.

Main focus throughout the professional career: good quality surgical patient care, under whatever circumstances, defining the minimum required quality level for staff, equipment, and treatment protocols.