The British Red Cross Society is an internationally-renowned humanitarian organisation that helps people through crisis and recovery.
The organisation has been a part of UK’s charity sector for the last 130 years. Its approach to emergency has been developed and redeveloped to adapt to the changing nature of crises within our modern world. It has expansive knowledge on crisis management which is split into four sectors: emergency response, first aid training, health and social care, and refugees and other vulnerable migrants.
Internationally the organisation addresses disaster preparedness and international humanitarian law.
Sir Nicholas Young heads the organisation as their chief executive. James Cochrane partners with Young as the chair of the board. The organisation reported an income of £205.7m for the year to December 2010.
Income 2010: £205.7m