Experts' profiles - Thierry Oliveira
Thierry Oliveira
Thierry de Oliveira joined UNEP in 2000 as an economist in the office of the Director, Division of Policy Development and Law (DPDL) until 2006 when he teamed up with the GEO section in DEWA. Among his major achievements while in DPDL, is the poverty and environment initiative, one of UNEPs flagships that he had both conceived and spearheaded for three years. Thierry has been involved in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment as a lead author, as well as in the UNDP Drylands Initiative, and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) SBSSTA (Subsidiary Technical Committee) in the capacity of expert where he has worked on the issues of biodiversity and ecosystems valuation. Thierry is also a lead author and Chapter coordinator in the upcoming UNEP Fourth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4).

Prior to joining UNEP, Thierry was based in New York and worked as emerging market analyst for Price Waterhouse. Before that, Thierry was lead researcher in The Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York. Its main topic was long-run and short-run macroeconomic stability and growth. Thierry has published a book in Monetary Devaluation in Senegal, written several papers on poverty and growth, poverty and environment, as well as on general equilibrium and disequilibrium macroeconomic models.

Thierry was trained as a development economist, with a focus on mathematics. He holds degrees from University of Dauphine Paris (BA), the Graduate School and University Center in New York (MBA and MSc), and Columbia University SIPA New York.
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