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Hayden appointed as UNAMA’s deputy head

Hayden appointed as UNAMA’s deputy head

Sep 08, 2018 - 09:18

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Australian diplomat Ingrid Hayden has been appointed as deputy special representative (political) for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistaninfo-icon (UNAMA).

Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Friday the appointment of Ms Hayden, who has more than 27 years of distinguished service with the United Nations.

She has served as acting deputy special representative of UNAMA since January 2018. She has extensive experience working for the UN in the areas of peace and security and management.

Having worked Afghanistan, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan and Timor Leste, she has held senior positions in the United Nations Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Political Affairs, as well as the Executive Office of the Secretary-General.

She started her career in the United Nations in the Department of Management. Prior to joining the UN, she served with Price Waterhouse and Coopers Lybrand and News Corporation, according to a UN statement.

Hayden holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland, Australia, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.




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