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Inger Andersen

Vice Chair, CCICED Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme; Former Director General of International Union for Conservation of Nature

Ms. Andersen was appointed Executive Director of the UNEP by UN Secretary-General António Guterres in February 2019. Prior to joining IUCN, Ms Andersen held various leadership roles at the World Bank and United Nations. Most recently, she was Vice President of the Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank, and previous to that Vice President for Sustainable Development and Head of the CGIAR Fund Council.