3 July 2019 - New York City - UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner welcomes the announcement today of the Secretary-General’s new appointments to his senior leadership team.
Ms. Angelique Crumbly of the United States of America will be the Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau of Management Services (BMS); and Mr. Haoliang Xu of the People’s Republic of China will lead the Bureau of Policy and Programme Support (BPPS).
Mr. Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, currently the BPPS Director, has been appointed Special Adviser to the Administrator. All newly appointed leaders will hold the rank of Assistant Secretary-General.
“I am pleased to welcome Ms. Crumbly to the UNDP family and to welcome Mar and Haoliang to these new roles,” said Achim Steiner. “These individuals have the profiles and the expertise needed for the next generation of UNDP, to lay the foundations for a hopeful and confident future, and to enhance our capacity to support countries in meeting the ambition of the 2030 Agenda.”
With these important appointments, UNDP’s leadership team will consolidate its geographical diversity, representing countries from each region UNDP serves, and its gender balance, reflecting UNDP’s firm commitment to bring together world class talent that is reflective of gender and geographical diversity.
Bios of Appointees:
In addition to outstanding success in the fields of procurement, information technology and budget, Ms. Crumbly has led management reviews, cost savings, and streamlining initiatives resulting in the creation of sound business policies and management systems. She is responsible for managing the formulation of the Agency’s operational budget and execution of the agency’s programmatic budget totaling approximately $17 billion. Her leadership at USAID has produced effective business solutions resulting in streamlined and innovative humanitarian assistance and development programs. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Politics from The George Washington University and a Master’s Degree in Public Management from Georgetown University.