Congratulations to Satya Tripathi on UN Position

Satya S. Tripathi, an important partner of our school and the MPPGA program, was recently appointed Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme. Learn more about this announcement here. Congratulations Satya!

Satya led one of our first MPPGA Global Policy Projects on the Tropical Landscape Finance Facility, helpingĀ bring long-term finance to projects and companies that stimulate green growth and improve rural livelihoods across Indonesia.

Since 2017, Mr. Tripathi, a development economist and lawyer, has served as Senior Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the United Nations Environment Programme. Mr. Tripathi has served with the UN since 1998 in Europe, Asia and Africa on strategic assignments in sustainable development, human rights, democratic governance and legal affairs.

He previously served as the Director and Executive Head of the UN Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia, as well as for the UN Recovery Coordinator for the post-tsunami and post-conflict recovery efforts in Aceh and Nias.