Meet the team - North America

Team members in the North America region.

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Communications and Partnerships Consultant

Ahdi Mohammed supports strategic communication and partnership development efforts for UN Environment’s North America Office. In her role, she increases public awareness on emerging environmental issues by managing and tailoring content across the Office’s digital platforms. She also coordinates and facilitates outreach activities, including major global events, to…

Administration and Fund Management Officer

Arshia Chander is a multilingual and has Masters Degrees in French language and Business Administration from India and USA respectively. She currently manages the Administration and Funds for UN Environment's North America Office in Washington, DC. She also serves as the Human Resources (HR) liaison officer. Prior to joining UN Environment, she worked as the Project…

Regional Director , North America

Barbara Hendrie is the newly appointed Regional Director for the UN Environment North America Office. She has over two decades experience in sustainable development and humanitarian affairs, working for both the United Kingdom and United States governments. She was a senior official in the United Kingdom's Department for International Development from 1999 to 2015, and a…

Programme Officer

Carla Friedrich joined UN Environment's North America Office in February 2012 as a programme officer for Ecosystem Management. Her work spans terrestrial (including freshwater), coastal and marine ecosystems. She also serves as the Regional Office of North America's focal point for Chemicals and Waste. Before joining UN Environment, she was an ORISE Fellow at the U.S.…

Communications Intern

Chloe Francisco is the communications intern for the North American office since September. She graduated from McGill University in 2017 with a Joint Honors BA in Political Science and International Development. Originally from France, she has lived in Montreal, Berlin, Sydney and now Washington DC. She is passionate about how environmental protection intersects with…

Programme Assistant

Clayton Adams is currently a Programme Assistant at UN Environment's North Office, where he has worked in varying capacities since 2001. Among his current duties, he handles outreach to the executive branches of the national governments in the region, civil society organizations and the private sector, as well as provides general assistance to the Regional Director. He…

Team Assistant

Daiva Kacenauskaite is a Team Assistant at UN Environment's North America Office. She joined UN Environment in 2011 and is responsible for general administrative support to the Regional Director and staff, monitoring major International Organizations in the region relevant to UNEP, and corresponding with regional governments, civil society, organizations and the wider…

Deputy Regional Director

Fatou Ndoye is the Deputy Regional Director of the UN Environment's North America Office. Ms Ndoye joined UN Environment in 2005 and has worked for UN Environment’s Major Groups and Stakeholders Branch. Ms. Ndoye holds 20 years of experience in environment and sustainable development focusing on policy analysis; stakeholder participation in policy and decision making;…

Programme Officer

Hilary French is a Program Officer at UN Environment's North America Office, where her work focuses on promoting North American engagement with UN Environment’s work on climate change, sustainable energy, air quality, sustainable consumption and production, and the green economy.  Hilary has previously served as a special advisor to UN Environment on a broad range of…

Regional Coordinator, Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA)

Jason Jabbour has served as the North American Regional Coordinator for UN Environment’s Division of Early Warning Assessment in the Regional Office for North America since July 2015. He is responsible overseeing the direction, planning and management of UN Environment's North America Program in the areas of early warning, integrated assessments and applied information…