Randolph Martin is director of Partnership Development - East Asia for Mercy Corps. He has been engaged in international work for more than 25 years, serving in senior management positions in numerous posts in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Since joining Mercy Corps in 2003, he has served as director of Global Emergency Operations. He arrived in Japan just days after the great Eastern Japan Earthquake and has coordinated Mercy Corps’ response though a partnership with Peace Winds Japan - with which Mercy Corps has been working for nearly a decade - and PlaNet Finance Japan. He has now transferred to Japan to continue monitoring the response and recovery operations and to further develop Mercy Corps partnerships and alliances in East Asia.