• Monique Barbut

    Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

Monique Barbut, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), has over 30 years’ experience in sustainable development, international diplomacy, governance and finance. From 2006 to 2012, she was Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and World Bank Vice President.