UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of Bureau for Policy and Programme Support
Magdy Martínez-Solimán is Assistant Secretary-General of the UN and Assistant Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, where he leads the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. He was UN Resident Coordinator in Mexico, Executive Director of the UN Democracy Fund and UNDP’s Global Governance Practice Manager. He has been working for the United Nations for 18 years in Senegal, Bangladesh, Burundi and Togo and has previously held senior responsibilities in the Spanish Government. He is a lawyer by training.