Secretariat

The Executive Secretary heads a senior management team comprising of two Deputy Executive Secretaries, nine Directors in Bangkok and four in the subregions, who supervise the work of ESCAP's substantive divisions and subregional offices, as well as operational and administrative matters. The Senior Management Team also plays a key role in strategically advancing the work of ESCAP.

Shamshad Akhtar
Shamshad Akhtar
Executive Secretary
Kaveh Zahedi
Kaveh Zahedi
Deputy Executive Secretary for Sustainable Development
Hongjoo Hahm
Hongjoo Hahm
Deputy Executive Secretary for Programmes
Hamza Malik
Director
Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division
Yuwei Li
Yuwei Li
Director
Transport Division
Stefanos Fotiou
Stefanos Fotiou
Director
Environment and Development Division
Hongpeng Liu
Director
Energy Division
Tiziana Bonapace
Tiziana Bonapace
Director
Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division
Yanhong Zhang (OiC)
Director
Statistics Division
Nagesh Kumar
Nagesh Kumar
Director
Social Development Division
Mia Mikic
Mia Mikic
Director
Trade, Investment and Innovation Division
Anne Matthews
Anne Matthews
Director
Division of Administration
Adnan Aliani
Adnan Aliani
Director
Strategic Programme Management Division
Iosefa Maiava
Iosefa Maiava
Head of Office
Subregional Office for the Pacific
Kilaparti Ramakrishna
Kilaparti Ramakrishna
Head of Office
Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia
Nagesh Kumar
Nagesh Kumar (OiC)
Head of Office
Subregional Office for South and South-West Asia
Hirohito Toda
Head of Office
Subregional Office for North and Central Asia