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Maryam Niamir-Fuller
She brings to UNEP 27 years of experience in the technical areas of sustainable rural development and environmental management in Africa, West Asia, Asia and Latin America, including work with USID, several UN Agencies and international NGOs.

Maryam also has seven years of experience with the GEF, and since 2003, as Principal Technical Advisor for UNDP's GEF Unit in the Focal Area of Land Degradation, and Head of the Sustainable Land Management Team. She has authored numerous technical publications, is an accomplished public speaker as well as a member of several scientific communities.

She holds a Master's Degree in Regional Planning and a PhD in Rangeland Management and Soil Conservation.

MULLAN, Lesley
Senior Programme Assistant
Office Phone: +254-20 7624165 
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Lesley Mullan is Senior Programme Assistant in the Directorate of DGEF assisting the Director and the Deputy Director since February 2009. She began working with UNEP in 2003. During her many years in Nairobi, Kenya, Lesley has also worked for the World Bank and UNESCO.

Jackline Oduor
HRMs Assistant
Office Phone: +254-20-7624035
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Jackline Oduor Joined UNEP/DGEF in 2002 as Programme Assistant POPs and back-up for DGEF front office. She has institutional memory and in 2008  was re-assigned to handling the Divisions HR related issues which include administration of staff recruitment, entitlements, classification, recruitment and separation,assist Learning Manager on staff development and career support training, HR Data management and providing general human resource support.

MUGO, Eric 
DGEF Project Registrar
Office Phone: 254-20-7623110
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Eric Mugo joined UNEP DGEF in 2006 and works as the UNEP DGEF project registrar. His work involves coordinating the management and maintenance of the DGEF project registry and database.  He processes all UNEP GEF project submissions, reviews and approvals at the various stages of the project cycle as well as coordinating the internal project review committee of UNEP GEF projects. He also provides project cycle management support by providing training on both the UNEP and GEF project cycles.

NJOROGE, Ruth Ag. Adminstrative Assistant
Office Phone: 254-20 -7623445
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Task Manager BD,
Washington Liaison + Regional Focal Point Caribbean
Fax: 1 202-550-4066 900 17th Street Street, NW, Suite 506 . Washington DC 20006 USA
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Kristin Mclaughlin
Kristin Mclaughlin is with the Division of Global Environment Facility Coordination and serves as UNEP’s Liaison Officer to the Global Environment Facility (GEF), based in Washington DC. Kristin has been working in the domain of the GEF for over 10 years, focusing primarily on operational issues and managing a portfolio of biodiversity projects. Prior to joining UNEP in 1990, Kristin worked with the World Bank and the World Conservation Union (IUCN) in Switzerland as an environmental specialist and projects officer. Her background is in conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. She holds a MSc. and a BSc in Environmental Sciences from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland and the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, USA, respectively.