Head of Logistics and Supply, Oxfam GB, Oxford
Martijn Blansjaar is Head of Logistics and Supply in OXFAM GB’s International Division. He started in humanitarian assistance with Medecins Sans Frontieres - Holland in 1987. He spent seven years in programs of MSF and other agencies around the world working in logistics, technical and project co-ordination positions and as Head of Mission. In 1994 he joined MSF-Holland HQ Logistics Department for special assignments, a/o on pharmaceutical distributions, became Coordinator Technical Support in 1997 and Director of Logistics from March 2001 until he joined Oxfam in 2006. Outside his regular jobs he has been active since 2003 in various initiatives on the development of Humanitarian Logistics a/o through the creation of dedicated IT solutions and the establishment of a professional certification program.