Achim Steiner
Administrator UNDP

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Mr Steiner has been a respected global leader sustainable development, international cooperation and global diplomacy for nearly three decades. He is a vocal advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals and the need for unprecedented global cooperation to deliver on this ambitious agenda.

Prior to joining UNDP, Mr Steiner served in roles across the UN, non-government organizations and high-level advisory bodies shaping public policy. This included tenures as United Nations Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme; as Director-General of the UN Office at Nairobi and as Director General of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Mr Steiner is currently the Director of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford and Professorial Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford.

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