Strobel is an emergency response and recovery professional, who has led humanitarian relief efforts on five continents over the past 20 years. Drew, as he is known globally, has dedicated his life to helping in a hands-on way those in need around the world.
Currently, he is working as a regional representative with the American Red Cross in the organization’s office in Bangkok, Thailand, where he is responsible for developing and managing programs in community health and disease control, water and sanitation, organizational development and disaster risk reduction.
In the past, he has helped communities rebound from natural disasters such as the 2007 southeast Asia tsunami, health emergencies, armed conflicts and other tragic events in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Guatemala, Ecuador, Thailand, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
A veteran of the Peace Corps, he is fluent in numerous languages and also worked to rebuild rural communities in the United States. Strobel earned a bachelor’s degree in mulitidisciplinary studies with a focus on international political economies from Capital University and a master’s degree in international affairs with a focus on Latin American studies from Ohio University.