Sophie de Caen has over 25 years of experience in international development. Ms. de Caen was UN Resident Coordinator in Cameroon. She began her UN career in Benin as a Junior Professional Officer, moving to the DRC as Programme Officer. She went on to Bangladesh as Assistant Resident Representative (ARR), and then to Sri Lanka as Senior ARR. Ms. de Caen took up a post in UN Coordination in New York and then moved to the UN Capital Development Fund to eventually become the Head of the Evaluation Office prior to becoming the Deputy Resident Representative for UNDP in Cairo.
She has a Bachelor’s in Forestry Engineering and a Master’s degree in International Relations.