Statement

Jacqueline Mahon, Tanzania Country Office Incoming Representative

7 September 2017

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Jacqueline Mahon, the new UNFPA Representative, United Republic of Tanzania. Jacqueline joins the Tanzania Country Office from UNFPA Headquarters in New York, where she worked as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Technical Division, leading the organization's strategic engagement.

Prior to this, she worked with organizations including the Aga Khan Foundation; the Overseas Development Institute (ODI Fellow); the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation; the University of Witwatersrand; and the World Bank.  Jacqueline has substantial experience in policy engagement, programme management and operations, having worked at both the 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, Italy;  a Master’s in Economics and Policy Analysis from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom; and a Masters in Public Health from the University of London, United Kingdom.