26 July 2021
Rikke Munk Hansen is Officer-in-Charge of the Statistics Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Rikke manages ESCAP’s work on economic and environment statistics, including disaster-related statistics and Co-Chairs the global Inter Agency and Expert Group (IAEG) on disaster-related statistics together with UNDRR. Rikke has worked with sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific during the past 21 years, including on statistics, the energy sector, and programme management and evaluation. Rikke holds a Master’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Aalborg University, Denmark and the Technical University of Eindhoven, the Netherlands, a Bachelor in Economics from Copenhagen Business School and is a certified teacher.