Dan Toole is currently the UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia.
He has served previously as Director of the Office of Emergency Programmes for UNICEF in New York, coordinating UNICEF’s global response to both natural and man-made emergencies and disasters. In his 15 years in UNICEF Mr. Toole has worked as the Chief of the Office of the Executive Director of UNICEF, as UNICEF’s Country Representative in both Rwanda and Mali, and as Deputy Representative in Tanzania.
Outside of UNICEF, Mr. Toole has also served as the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer for Acumen Fund, a venture philanthropy investment fund, worked with USAID in Burundi and with the Peace Corps in Central African Republic.
He holds an MA from The Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands and a B.A. from the University of Arizona.