Meet the Representative
Find out more about the UNICEF Representative in Sierra Leone
Dr. Suleiman Braimoh is the UNICEF Representative in Sierra Leone, based in the capital Freetown. In this position, he oversees the implementation of the 2020 – 2023 Country Programme of Cooperation between UNICEF and the Government of Sierra Leone, aimed at benefiting the status of children and women in the country.
A national of Nigeria, Dr. Braimoh’ s career with UNICEF spans over 21 years of serving in different senior capacities. Prior to this new appointment, he was UNICEF Representative for Liberia (2016 – 2019), Eretria (2013 – 2016) and for Guyana and Suriname (2009 – 2013). He has also served as UNICEF Regional Chief of Programmes and Planning for South Asia, UNICEF Planning Officer and Head of Planning Unit, Division of Human Resources based in New York and as UNICEF Chief of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Section based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Dr. Braimoh holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA and a Bachelor of Science, Honours (B.Sc, Hons) in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.