Meet the team - North America

Team members in the North America region.

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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…

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.…

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 UN…

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 (Senior Science Advisor)

Jason Jabbour is the Regional Coordinator and Senior Science Advisor where he is responsible for overseeing the direction, planning and management of UN Environment’s North America Program in the areas of early warning, integrated assessments and applied information technologies. Prior to this, he served in various capacities with the Science Division and the Office of…

Information Officer

Laura Fuller heads communications for UN Environment in North America. She is responsible for conveying UN Environments’ core scientific and environmental development messages as well as global campaigns to all regional stakeholders, partners and media in Canada and the United States. She leads the effort to raise awareness on priority and emerging environmental issues…

Special Assistant

Samantha Suffety serves as the Special Assistant to the Regional Director. She has a varied background in ecology, environmental education, and community outreach as well as event planning and communications. Before coming to UN Environment, Samantha held an internship at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, where she contributed to the creation of the…