Secretariat

The Executive Secretary heads a senior management team comprising of two Deputy Executive Secretaries, nine Directors in Bangkok and four in the subregions, who supervise the work of ESCAP's substantive divisions and subregional offices, as well as operational and administrative matters. The Senior Management Team also plays a key role in strategically advancing the work of ESCAP.

Shamshad Akhtar
Shamshad Akhtar
Executive Secretary
Kaveh Zahedi
Kaveh Zahedi
Deputy Executive Secretary for Sustainable Development
Hongjoo Hahm
Hongjoo Hahm
Deputy Executive Secretary for Programmes
Aynul Hasan
Aynul Hasan
Chief of Division
Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division
Yuwei Li
Yuwei Li
Chief of Division
Transport Division
Stefanos Fotiou
Stefanos Fotiou
Chief of Division
Environment and Development Division
Shamika Sirimanne
Shamika Sirimanne
Chief of Division
Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division
Margarita F. Guerrero
Margarita F. Guerrero
Chief of Division
Statistics Division
Laura Lopez
Laura Lopez
Chief of Division (o.i.c)
Social Development Division
Susan F. Stone
Susan F. Stone
Chief of Division
Trade, Investment and Innovation Division
Anne Matthews
Anne Matthews
Chief of Division
Division of Administration
Adnan Aliani
Adnan Aliani
Chief of Division
Strategic Programme Management Division
Iosefa Maiava
Iosefa Maiava
Head of Office
Subregional Office for the Pacific
Kilaparti Ramakrishna
Kilaparti Ramakrishna
Head of Office
Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia
Nagesh Kumar
Nagesh Kumar
Head of Office
Subregional Office for South and South-West Asia
Tiziana Bonapace
Tiziana Bonapace
Head of Office
Subregional Office for North and Central Asia