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Published: January 15, 2021

In Memoriam: Craig Maartens

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It is with great sadness that we have to share the news that Craig Maartens, the Director of Global Safety & Security for Save the Children International has passed away from Covid-19. Craig was such a kind man who championed inclusivity within security and always shared resources to support others. He was a great asset for GISF and our sector as a whole.

I enjoyed knowing Craig and our conversations were always so broad and interesting, I will miss him. Our thoughts and best wishes are with his family, friends and colleagues at this sad time. Lisa.

A memorial page has been created for Craig. Craig Maartens’s Kudoboard | Kudoboard, do please add your memories of Craig.

Save the Children have organised a Memorial for Craig, taking place on the 28th of January.

This service is available to people inside and outside Save the Children and you are welcome to forward the invite as appropriate.

The service will be hosted on MS Teams. For anyone outside the organisation, we suggest you follow these joining instructions:

  • Click on this link (Save the Children staff should use this link as well)
  • Join on the MS Teams app if you have it installed OR choose to watch on the web instead (most browsers are supported)
  • Choose the option “Sign in anonymously” if you don’t have a Save the Children account. You can add your name once you join the call.

If you have any issues joining on the day, please email ITsupport@savethechildren.org