Achim Steiner named new Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP)
On April 13th, UN Secretary-General António Guterres named Achim Steiner as the new Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP). Mr. Steiner served as Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme from 2006 to June 2016. He has since served as Director of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford.
Maria Ivanova, director of the Center for Governance and Sustainability, interviewed Mr. Steiner for the Center’s Leadership Dialogue series in 2016. The series is based on in-person interchanges and offers insights into the professional work and personal experiences of notable professionals in the global governance field. For a candid discussion with the now Administrator of UNDP see the Center’s Leadership Dialogue Volume 3: Issue 3: Environmental Envoy.