David Saunders

Position and Company: UN Women Representative
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Weblink: unwomen.org

Mr. David Saunders has 20 years experience with the United Nations. He has served as UN Women Representative since 2013 currently in Bosnia and Herzegovina, previously Albania. He held key roles working for government in Oman, with IRC in The Netherlands and the private sector in Brazil, Malaysia and the UK.

David joined the UN in the early 1990’s when he led a range of operations with UNOPS, UNDP, UNFPA, OCHA and UNMIS. His experience in 11 countries includes information services for humanitarian coordination in crises around the world; UN coordination across Southern Sudan where post conflict, humanitarian and development efforts were simultaneously ongoing; and Afghanistan focused on census operations, the health sector and establishment of the first government information systems.