Elhadj As Sy

Chair of the Board, Kofi Annan Foundation

Bachelor's in Arts and Human Sciences, University of Dakar; Master's studies in Arts and Germanistics, University of Graz; graduate, Diplomatic Academy, Vienna; postgraduate diploma in Education, Ecole normale supérieure, Dakar. Formerly: 1988-97, Director, Health and Development Programmes, Environment and Development Action in the Third World, Dakar; UNAIDS Representative, New York; Director, New York Liaison Office; Africa Regional Director and later Director, Operational Partnerships and Country Support, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva; 2005-08, Director, HIV/AIDS Practice, United Nations Development Programme, New York; Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa and Global Emergency Coordinator, Horn of Africa, UNICEF; Director, Partnerships and Resource Development, UNICEF, New York.