IUJ Alumni have careers through the UN, ADB, and various world organizations. Learn about a few of them below.

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Aamir Arain,   IR/1999  Australia (Pakistan)

Chief of Staff, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General and Office of the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (Political Affairs)
Also, Director,  United Nations Integrated Technical Assistance to Iraq and Principal Electoral Adviser for the UN Mission based in Republic of Iraq and Jordan

Myrta Kaulard,   IR/1990   Italy

United Nations Resident Coordinator in Mozambique

Currently Myrta is focusing on Humanitarian Aid and relief for the people of Mozambique displaced by violence and the devastinging tropical storm, as well as COVID. Food relief, medical and housing relief, and support for children and women to help rebuild lives.  To learn more about her work, please see this video. 

Among her former posts: UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Cuba mission, various posting with the World Food Program (Haiti, Indonesia, Nigeria)

Catherine Frances Corpuz, IRP/1993  Philippines

Senior Program Officer ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program II (AADCP II) based at the ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta: an Australian program that supports ASEAN’s goal of establishing an ASEAN Economic Community by 2015 and the post-2015 vision

Tarek Ben Bechir Chehidi,   IR/1999  Tunisia

Global Lead, Future of Work & Public Sector Parntership, Teach For All

Former positions include: Program Director, Research for Development (R4D), and GESCI, Tunisia Government and Association for the Development of Education in Africa

Jesus Felipe,   IR/1991  Spain

Adviser to the Chief Economist
Economics and Research Departmen
t, Asian Development Bank, Economics and Research Department, in The Philippines

Aruna (Pandeya) Pant,   IRP/2008   Nepal

Partnership Specialist, UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia Division: Adolescent Development and Participation


Rene Betancourt,   IRP/2006   Ecuador

Special Assistant to the United Nations Controller

United Nations Secretariat

New York, USA

Lamin M Drammeh,    MBA/1997  Gambia

Chief Trade Finance Officer, Trade Finance Division, Financial Sector Development Department, African Development Bank

Surendra Regmi,    IRP/1991 Nepal

Disaster Risk Reduction Delegate – Flood Resilience Partnership, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Jakarta

Zenebe Bashaw Uraguchi,   IR/2000  Japan (Ethiopia)

Coordinator for Eastern Europe Unit, and Senior Economist

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, International Programme and Advisory Service in Switzerland

Bounyadeth Phouangmala,  MBA/2003 Laos

Country Director of the Regional Community Forest Training Center for East Asia and Pacific, The Center for People and Forests

Vineet Singhal,    MBA/2002   India

Auditor, United Nations HQ, Office of Internal Oversight Services, Internal Audit Division
in USA

Bishal Rai,   IR/2012  Bhutan

Programme Development Coordinator and Advocacy & Communications, Save the Children International – Bhutan Country Office, in Bhutan

Myat Thandar Ko,    IDP/2006  Myanmar

Programme Manager (Gender and Conflict Sensitivity) at International Alert, a UK Peace Building Organization (based in Myanmar)

Daniel Ahmed,   IRP/2005  Malaysia

Security Consultant, Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism

Murni Abdul Hamid IR/2002  Malaysia

Murni is in New York city as a Counselor in the Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the UN.

Robert Hejzak,   IRP/2000  Czech Republic

World Bank Group, FDI Specialist, Investment Promotion, Trade & Competitiveness in the Czech Republic

Ashok Sayenju, IR/1996  Nepal

UN Coordination Specialist, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), UN Resident Coordinator’s Office,
in Asmara, Eritrea

Zulqarnain Anjum,  IDP/2000 Pakistan

Senior Desk Officer,

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

Stanley Currier,   IRP/2010 USA

Senior Program Officer at IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board) in the Education Practice division in Washington, DC: USA

Anga Raj Timilsina,  IDP/2001  Nepal

Programme Manager, Global Anti-Corruption Initiative (GAIN), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Sergio Molinari   IRP/1994   Italy

Currently, Sergio is at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Kabul Afghanistan. UNHCR Mission in Afghanistan as a Program and Cash Based Interventions Officer. Previously 2016 Monitoring officer with OSCE in Ukraine, 2016 Program officer with Malteser International in Iraq and  2010-2015 Civil Affairs officer at UNAMA (UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan)

Michael Alandu,  IRP/2000  Ghana / USA

Currently serving as Chief of Party, CARE International in Ghana after 7 years in the same capacity in the Democratic Rep of Congo (DRC), Michael also worked at the World Bank in Washington, DC during which he served as Parliamentary Consultant in leading a study that reviewed the performance of the Parliament of Ghana.

Cho Cho Thein,  IDP/2007 Myanmar 

Cho Cho Thein was recently promoted from her role at the Agricultural Development Support Project (Word Bank), to Senior Financial Sector Specialist at the Int’l Finance Corporation (IFC, World Bank Group).

Chinara Esengul,   IR/2007 Kyrgyzstan

Chinara works as the Regional Advisor for Central Asia and Country Manager for Kyrgyzstan for PeaceNexus to support the peacebuilding activities of various partners including government agencies, UN, NGOs and the private sector. The president of Kyrgyz recently honored her with the Certificate of Recognition for her contribution to peace building.

Gerald Ajumbo,  IR/1996  Kenya

Formerly with the Ministry of Finance, Kenya, Gerald is now with the African Development Bank as the Chief Trade Facilitation Officer of the Industrial and Trade Development Department

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