New York, UN HQ, 4 October 2019. UNICRI warmly welcomes Christophe Monier, Director, Business Transformation and Accountability, Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance appointed as the new representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the UNICRI Board of Trustees.
Since joining the UN system in 1992, Mr. Monier has served in increasingly responsible positions and in several managerial functions. In the Secretariat, he worked in the Office of Central Support Services and the Office of Programme Planning, Budget and Accounts.
As for other common system organizations, he served at the Food and Agricultural Organization, and most recently, the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees, where he led the implementation of a number of business transformation projects in the area of finance and administrative management.
Trained as an engineer in Information Technology, Mr. Monier brings over 30 years of experience working in positions in project management, business transformation, information technology, finance and administration to this challenging role.
In addition to his strong technical background, he has also held senior leadership roles in significant change management and business model design initiatives, including Umoja and the Global Service Delivery Model.
Mr. Monier represented the Secretary-General on the Boards of UNICRI (2011-2017) and of UNJSPF (2017), and was elected staff representatives on the Board of UNJSPF (2013-2016).