Ms. Randa Aboul Hosn
Ms. Randa Aboul Hosn (Lebanon) has been appointed as Resident Representative for UNDP Egypt since 1 December 2018.
Prior to this appointment, Randa was Country Director at UNDP in Egypt since 15 January 2017. She also served as Deputy Resident Representative, UNDP Algeria (March 2013 – December 2016), Country Director, UNDP Yemen, (August 2010 – February 2013), Special Advisor to Directorate, UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States, NY (2007-2010), Regional Programme Advisor, Regional Programme Division, Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS). New York, (November 2005 – January 2007), Assistant Resident Representative (Programme – focus on Governance and Poverty), UNDP Yemen (April 2004- November 2005), Policy Specialist and Programme Manager, UNDP Lebanon: (1995- 2004) and Editor in Chief, Al-Raida Magazine, Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World, Lebanese American University (1990 – 1995).
Randa holds a Master of Arts in Sociology – Social and Behavioral Science from the American University in Beirut. She also holds a Professional Certificate in Gender Equality Strategic Planning (2016), Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management (2003) from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Center for Financial and Management Studies, University of London and a Bachelor in Business Administration (1983) from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.