• Natalie Samarasinghe

    Chief of Strategy, Office of the Special Adviser on the UN’s 75th Anniversary

Natalie Samarasinghe is Chief of Strategy, Office of the Special Adviser on the UN’s 75th Anniversary. She is the former Executive Director of the United Nations Association – UK, the first woman to hold this role. She is a trustee of the Association for Citizenship Teaching, a member of the Executive Committee of the World Federation of UNAs, a member of the Steering Committee for the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect and an advisor to the Board of the Sri Lanka Campaign. In 2013, she co-founded the 1 for 7 Billion campaign, which sought a fair, open and inclusive process to select the UN Secretary-General