Meet the Decisionmakers
Resident Representative a.i., UNDP in India
Prior to this,
Deputy Country Director, UNDP in India
Ms. Nadia Rasheed is the UNDP Deputy Country Director in India. She assumed her duties in November 2018.
Prior to this she was Team Leader for the UNDP Regional Health and Development Team for Asia and the Pacific from 2014 to 2018, and was UNDP Deputy Country Director ad interim in Sri Lanka from June to August 2018. From 2009 to 2014 she was the global Practice Manager for the HIV, Health and Development Practice in UNDP Headquarters in New York.
She has worked with UNDP on a range of health, gender and development issues, representing the organization in partnerships with UN organizations, managing UNDP and interagency programmes and providing advisory support to UNDP Country Offices and national partners. From 2005 to 2009 she was Policy Specialist on HIV in the Bureau for Policy development, and the UNDP focal point for the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). She also previously worked with the UNDP Human Development Report Office, and with UNDP and other organizations on capacity development and gender equality.
Ms. Rasheed received her undergraduate degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, and her master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University.