Dr. Jan Vandemoortele

Dr. Jan Vandemoortele was UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Representative to Pakistan from 2005-07. In 2008 he served as Special Adviser at UNICEF in New York. From 2001-05 he was Director of the Poverty Group at UNDP in New York. Between 1995 and 2001 he was Chief Economists at UNICEF. In the 1980s and early 1990s he worked for the ILO and for UNDP, mostly in Africa.

Dr. Vandemoortele is a Belgian citizen and he holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics.