United Nations in Ukraine

Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ukraine

nw photo 2Mr. Neal Walker arrived in Kyiv on October 4, 2014 and immediately assumed his duties as the newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ukraine.

Mr. Walker has 24 years of senior-level experience working with the United Nations. Prior to joining the United Nations in Ukraine he served as the UN Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative in Bangladesh (2011 – 2014) and Kyrgyz Republic (2006 – 2011); UNDP Chief of Country Offices Oversight & Support for Latin America (2002 – 2006); UNDP Senior Deputy Resident Representative in Guatemala (1999-2002); Deputy Chief covering North East Asia at the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific (1996-1999); UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Equatorial Guinea (1993-1996); and, Assistant UNDP Resident Representative in Sudan (1990-1993). 

Mr. Walker has a degree in political science and a master’s degree in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

Born in 1956, Mr. Walker is married and has two children.


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