Mr. Philippe Duamelle assumed his responsibilities as UNICEF Representative to Jordan in November 2022.
Prior to this, Philippe Duamelle served as UNICEF Representative to Yemen, Turkey, Egypt, Sri Lanka and Benin. He also worked as Executive Officer in the Office of the Executive Director at UNICEF Headquarters.
Joining UNICEF in 1995, Philippe Duamelle worked in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office in Kenya.
Before UNICEF, he served with the United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs in Iraq and United Nations Development Programme in Turkey.
Philippe Duamelle is a French national. He holds a graduate degree in Management and Development from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce et de Développement, Lyon France; and a Master’s in Public Administration from the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA.