Geeta Narayan is the UNICEF Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, based in Sarajevo. In this position, she is responsible for the overall management of all of UNICEF’s work in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Prior to her current appointment, Ms. Narayan served as the Regional Chief of Programme and Planning in UNICEF’s Middle East and North Africa Regional Office from 2012 to 2016, and the Deputy Representative of UNICEF South Africa from 2010 to 2012. She has also served with UNICEF in Vietnam, and New York Headquarters. Ms. Narayan first joined UNICEF in 1996 as a Junior Programme Officer with UNICEF Mali.
Ms. Narayan is a national of Canada. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and a Master’s degree in International Affairs (Development Studies) from Carleton University. She is married with two children.