Langdon Greenhalgh

Co-Chair, Batten Advisory Board
CEO, Global Emergency Group and President & Founder, Global Emergency Relief Recovery & Reconstruction
Education & Training
BA, Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
Master of Public Policy, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School

Langdon Greenhalgh is a professional international emergency response manager who is CEO of Global Emergency Group, a humanitarian consulting firm dedicated to enabling emergency humanitarian aid actors to respond to those most in need more effectively so as to save more lives and reduce suffering.


Work Experience

As a professional international disaster management expert, Mr. Greenhalgh has led humanitarian operations and consulting teams throughout the world since 1999. Mr. Greenhalgh has served as a team leader for the Red Cross and other organizations in a wide range of emergency response operations in the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe. Prior to his work as a humanitarian consultant, he served within the International Disaster Response Unit of the American Red Cross and was responsible for ensuring the delivery of high-impact emergency services globally. Prior to joining the American Red Cross, he was Executive Director of Horizon Institute for Policy Solutions, a Virginia based think-tank.


Key Accomplishments / Boards

He currently volunteers as the President of the Board of Directors for Global Emergency Relief, Recovery & Reconstruction (GER3). GER3 is a non-profit organization he founded in 2016. In addition, he serves as Manager of BLB Ventures Group and President of the Powhatan School Board of Trustees. 


Industries / Areas of Expertise

Humanitarian Entrepreneurship, Operational Management, Evaluations and Reviews, Project Management, Training Design and Facilitation, Strategic Planning, Disaster Risk Management Systems Development, Policy or Procedure Development, and Human Resources.



He completed his undergraduate work in Government and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and received his Master’s Degree in Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School.