Deputy Secretary General

Jay ALDOUS

Jay Aldous assumed the role of Deputy Secretary General in May 2019. Previously, he served as the Director of Resource Mobilization and Outreach for the Convention. Before joining the Secretariat he was a Division Director at the UN World Food Programme where he was responsible for partnerships and resource mobilization, and served as the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF where he oversaw all communications, marketing and fundraising for UNICEF in the United States. He brings to the Convention more than 30 years of experience in management, governance, resource mobilization, communications and working in various capacities with Member States. Jay holds a B.S. in Marketing and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Utah. He is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys spending his free time in nature running, cycling and mountaineering.

Contact

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Secretary General
Martha ROJAS URREGO
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Deputy Secretary General
Jay ALDOUS
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Director Science and Policy
Francisco RILLA
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Senior Advisor for Asia-Oceania
Reiko IITSUKA
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Senior Advisor for the Americas
María RIVERA
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Senior Advisor for Europe
Tobias SALATHÉ
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Documentation Officer
Edmund JENNINGS
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Finance Officer
Sladjana STANKOVIC
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Executive Assistant to the Secretary
Delphine BRÉMOND
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External Relations Officer
Sharon OSEKU-FRAINIER
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Communications Officer
Magdalena LUCZAK
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Scientific and Technical Support Officer
Marcela BONELLS
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Regional Officer for Africa
Rasamoelina RAKOTOMAMONJY
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IT Officer
Manuel KERN
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HR Business Partner
Maud PITOISET
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Conference Assistant
Charlene KNOETZE
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Finance Assistant
Ievgen IVASHCHENKO
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Administrative Communications Assistant
Veronique CHARLES
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Administrative Assistant
Catherine LOETSCHER
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Assistant Advisor for Africa
Marie JEANNE SENGHOR
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Assistant Advisor for Asia-Oceania
Nick CRAMERI
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Assistant Advisor for Europe
Robert GODOY
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