Stefan Liller, Resident Representative, UNDP Bangladesh
Stefan Liller (Sweden) is a development professional with 20 years of serving the United Nations (UNDP and UNODC) at headquarters, regional and country office levels in Asia, Latin America, Europe and CIS and Africa. Prior to taking up his current assignment in Bangladesh, he served as UNDP Resident Representative in Uruguay and, before that, as UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Moldova. He has worked in conflict, post-conflict, low-, middle- and high-income country contexts and has programmatic and policy experience in a number of thematic areas ranging from socio-economic development to gender, development finance, energy and environment, governance and the rule of law. He has a proven track record of turning innovative ideas into programming and advocating for the SDGs, and he also has experience from the private sector.
Nguyen Thi Ngoc Van, Deputy Resident Representative, UNDP Bangladesh
Van Nguyen joined the UNDP Country Office in Bangladesh in August 2019 as Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP Bangladesh. Prior to coming to Dhaka, she has served in different locations ranging from (post) crisis to least developed, developing and middle-income countries in South-East Asia (Vietnam), Pacific (Papua New Guinea), Africa (Malawi, South Sudan), Eastern Europe (Ukraine) and Central Asia (Afghanistan). Van is passionate about the UN values, and her areas of expertise include providing policy advice, building partnership, programme and project management in different programming contexts. Being a lawyer by education, she has a soft spot for democratic governance and gender equality issues. Van has an MBA from North-Central University, USA and a post-graduate from the University of Liverpool, UK.