UNICEF Representative in Somalia Werner Schultink
Mr. Werner Schultink has been serving as UNICEF Representative in Somalia since May 2019. Mr Schultink is responsible for the leadership and management of the country programme.
Mr. Schultink, a national of the Netherlands, joined UNICEF in April 1999 and has held several senior positions including most recently, the UNICEF Representative in Kenya from July 2016-May 2019. Mr. Schultink was also the Chief of Nutrition at Headquarters in New York.
He has written extensively about nutrition issues in the developing world in both academic journals and specialized books. Before joining UNICEF, Mr. Schultink had extensive experience working with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation from 1990 to 1999.