Statement

Jacqueline Mahon, TCO Incoming Representative

7 September 2017

Please Join us on welcoming Ms. Jacqueline Mahon, our new UNFPA Representative, United Republic of Tanzania. Jacqueline joins the Tanzania Country Office from UNFPA Headquarters in New York, where she has served as Senior Policy Adviser in the Technical Division, leading the organization's strategic engagement.

Prior to this, she worked with other organizations including the Aga Khan Foundation; Overseas Development Institute (ODI Fellow) Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation; University of Witwatersrand and the World Bank. Throughout her career, Jacqueline has had substantial experience in policy engagement, programme management and operations, having worked at both global and country level (East and Southern Africa and South Asia).

Jacqueline is an Economist by Profession and was a Commissioner for the recent Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health. She holds an Executive Master’s in Management of International Organizations, SDA Bocconi, School of Management in Italy; Master’s in Economics and Policy Analysis from the University of Nottingham in the UK; and Masters in Public Health from the University of London in the UK.