DOCO Staff Directory

Special Representative for Liberia Visits Ivorian Refugees in Nimba County

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The UN Development Operations Coordination Office (UN DOCO) is the Secretariat and technical and advisory support unit of the UNDG. It brings together the UN development system to promote change and innovation to deliver together on sustainable development.


Kanni Wignaraja 
Dena Assaf 
Deputy Director
Marco Baumann 
Special Assistant to the Director
Alex Warren-Rodriguez 
Policy Adviser, Strategic Policy and Global Partnerships
Alexander Freese 
Policy Specialist
Michelle Van Wilderen 
Executive Associate

Human Rights Team

Karin Lucke 
Policy Adviser/Team Leader
Eric Anderson 
Knowledge Management Specialist

Leadership Development Team

Sarmad Khan 
Policy Adviser/Team Leader, Focal Point for Leadership Working Group
Ifoda Abdurazakova 
Policy Specialist, Leadership Development

Programme and Business Operations Team

Gerald Daly 
Policy Adviser/Team Leader
Patience Lily Alidri 
Policy Specialist, System Wide Programming
Anders Voigt 
Business Operations Specialist, Focal Point for Business Operations Working Group
Luigi Demunnik 
Business Development Specialist, Business Operations
Diana Torres 
Policy Specialist, Programme/Standard Operating Procedures

Business Services Centre

Javier Barrantes 
Adama Sanyang 
Information Technology and Procurement Associate
Maxine Phang 
Administrative Assistant
Dara Tan 
Finance Associate

Knowledge and Innovation Team

Gina Lucarelli 
Team Leader
Peter Serenyi 
Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist, Focal Point for Communications and Advocacy Working Group
Abigail Taylor-Jones 
Monitoring and Data Analytics Specialist

Country and Regional Support Team

Bradley Foerster 
Team Leader, Regional Liaison Adviser for Arab States and Europe and Central Asia
Sara Ferrer-Olivella 
Regional Liaison Adviser for Asia and the Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean
Frederik Matthys 
Regional Liaison Adviser for Africa