Representative to Brazil
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
1982, BSc in Ag. Engineering, Univ. of Costa Rica; 1985, Diploma (Hons) in Economics, University of Colorado, Boulder; 1987, MSc in Economics, University of California, Davis; 2002, Postgraduate Diploma in Development Advisory Services, Jones International University, UNDP Virtual Development Academy, New York. 1991-94, National Programme Officer, UNFPA, Costa Rica; 1994-95, Junior Professional Officer, UNDP, Harare, Zimbabwe; 1995-98, Assistant Resident Representative Programme, UNDP, San Salvador, El Salvador; 1998-2000, Deputy Resident Representative, Programme & Operations, UNDP, Tegucigalpa, Honduras; 2000-01, Deputy Resident Representative, Programme & Operations, UNDP, Kingston, Jamaica; 2001-05, Programme Adviser, Operations Support Group Division, UNDP, New York, USA; 2005-09, Director, Latin America and the Caribbean Sub-Regional Office/UNFPA Representative-Jamaica, Country Director for English and Dutch Speaking Caribbean Countries; since 2009, Representative-Brazil and Director, Argentina and Paraguay, UNFPA, Brasilia, Brazil.