Our Team in Indonesia

Valerie Julliand, Resident Coordinator in Indonesia

Valerie Julliand

Resident Coordinator
Ms. Valerie Julliand is currently the UN Resident Coordinator (UN RC) for the Republic of Indonesia. She began her assignment in October 2020. Prior to her current assignment, Ms. Julliand served as the UN RC in Nepal since 2016. Prior to coming to Nepal, she held the position of Resident Coordinator/Resident Representative in Guatemala (2013-2016) and in the Dominican Republic (2009-2013).

Afke Bootsman, Head of the RCO

Afke Bootsman

Head of the RCO, strategic planner and Sr. Coordination Officer
As the Head of the RCO, strategic planner and Sr. Coordination Officer, Ms. Afke Bootsman provides overall strategic guidance to the RC and UN Country Team (UNCT) on UN support for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda through the CCA and the Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework. Ms. Bootsman leads the overall management of the RCO to ensure substantive and effective support to the RC/UNCT and initiates and coordinates external partnerships and joint resource mobilization efforts for the Cooperation Framework.
Aamir Riaz, Representative of ITU

Aamir Riaz

Representative a.i
Mr. Aamir Riaz is a Programme officer at International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and is currently a part of its Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Currently, he is the regional thematic lead on Digital Network Infrastructure and Emergency Telecom areas and geographically serves as the focal point for ITU membership from North-East Asia. Prior to joining ITU in 2013, Mr. Riaz served as Assistant Director in Strategy and Development department of the Pakistan Telecom Authority (2007-2010) and as a National Spectrum Manager in CRC Qatar (2010-2013). Mr. Riaz is an Electrical Engineer from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) Pakistan and possesses an advanced degree in Radio-communication from École Supérieure d'Électricité (SUPÉLEC) France.
Akira Moretto, Country Office Manager of UNOPS

Akira Moretto

Country Office Manager a.i.
Mr. Akira Moretto is an international development professional with more than 16 years of experience in creating impact in humanitarian and development settings. Prior to his current assignment as the country manager for UNOPS Indonesia, Mr. Moretto has contributed to the work of UN agencies (UNOPS, UNDP, UNORCID), International NGOs (Terre des Hommes), Intergovernmental Organizations (CIFOR) and the private sector in collaboration with a multitude of Government partners at national and regional levels across 24 countries in Asia and the Asia and the Pacific. Mr. Moretto holds a Master’s in European Studies and International Relations from the Universities of Siena (Italy), Panteion (Greece) and Salamanca (Spain), and a Bachelor’s in International Relations from the University of Sussex (UK) and the International Christian University (Japan).
Anjali Sen, Representative of UNFPA

Anjali Sen

Ms. Anjali Sen is an Indian national who brings 30 years of experience in the development and government sectors. Much of her time has been spent in championing and advocating the sexual and reproductive health rights of the poorest, most vulnerable, and marginalised communities. Ms. Sen holds a Master's Degree in History from Jawaharlal Nehru University and a Bachelor's Degree in History from Delhi University.
Ann Maymann, Representative of UNHCR

Ann Maymann

Ms. Ann Maymann has been working for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees since 1996. She is currently serving as UNHCR Representative to Indonesia. Ms. Maymann is from Denmark and holds a Master’s Degree in International Development and French from Roskilde University, Denmark and a Master’s Degree in Law of Armed Conflict from University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Barlev Nico Marhehe, Programme Management Officer of UNEP

Barlev Nico Marhehe

Programme Management Officer
Mr. Barlev Nico Marhehe joined UN Environment early 2019. He has over 15 years of experience in development organizations, specializing in country programming and government relationships. Mr. Marhehe holds master’s degrees in Development Economics from Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherland and in Quantitative Social Science from Catholic University of Brussel, Belgium, as well as BA in Economics from University of Indonesia.
Collie Fitzgerald Brown

Collie Fitzgerald Brown

Country Director
Collie F. Brown is the Country Manager for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Indonesia and Liaison to ASEAN. Prior to this assignment, he was the Advisor for Criminal Justice in UNODC Pakistan where he managed a portfolio of support to the Federal and provincial governments of Pakistan in the areas of law enforcement, prosecution, prisons and anti-corruption. Prior to joining UNODC, he worked in the United States where he provided technical assistance to these jurisdictions to improve their continuum of criminal justice responses to crime.
Cynthia Veliko, Regional Representative of OHCHR

Cynthia Veliko

Regional Representative
Ms. Cynthia Veliko has worked across the UN system since 1999. She has served with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) since 2006 as Human Rights Advisor in three countries - Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Philippines and was appointed as Regional Representative to OHCHR Regional Office for South-East Asia in 2017. Ms. Veliko has worked on human rights issues in the context of development, armed conflict and natural disasters.
Hani A. Elsadani Salem, Country Director of IFAD

Hani A. Elsadani Salem

Country Director
As the country director for IFAD Indonesia, Mr. Hani A. Elsadani - Salem possesses extensive experience in rural development, agriculture, irrigation and drainage, water resources management. Prior to his current position, Mr. Elsadani - Salem has worked in number of reputable International Financing Institutions; e.g. the World Bank, the African Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and has managed number of large IFAD country programmes in different countries. He holds a PhD in Soil and Water.
Hernan Longo, Regional Programme Coordination Officer

Hernan Longo

Regional Programme Coordination Officer
Mr. Hernan Longo is a Regional Programme Coordination Officer with the United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism (UNOCT). Prior to his appointment at UNOCT in 2019, Mr. Longo served as a Terrorism Prevention Officer with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific (2013-2019) and Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean (2009-2013). Before joining the UN, he served in various capacities within the criminal justice system in his home country for 17 consecutive years. Mr. Longo is a Lawyer with a post-graduate degree in Criminal Law.
Jamshed Kazi, Representative of UN Women

Jamshed Kazi

UN Women
Mr. Jamshed Kazi possesses over 20 years of diverse field and senior management experience in the fields of democratic governance, programme management, inter-agency coordination, human rights, women’s empowerment and environmental policy with several UN agencies and the NGO sector. A national of Bangladesh, Mr. Kazi holds Master’s degrees on Public Administration; Development Studies; and Environmental Assessment and Evaluation, respectively, from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Jennifer Kim Rosenzweig, Country Director of WFP

Jennifer Kim Rosenzweig

Country Director a.i.
Jennifer Kim Rosenzweig, DrPh is the Country Director a.i. for WFP Indonesia. Jennifer first joined WFP in 2013 as part of the Asia regional programme team in Bangkok, supporting country teams to improve nutrition portfolios. In January 2018, Jennifer moved to Rome to take up her post as the HQ Nutrition Division Chief for Knowledge Management and Digital Innovation. Her portfolio included, evidence generation, information management and dissemination, monitoring and evaluation, learning and development, and digital innovation. Prior to joining WFP, Jennifer held senior management positions in the NGO sector working across the Balkans, Caucuses, and in Asia. Notably, Jennifer led the Indonesia Save the Children Health and Nutrition team from 2006 to 2011.
Jennifer holds a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from Clark University, a Master’s in Public Health from John’s Hopkins University and a Doctorate of Public Health from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Joseph Katuramu, Chief Security Adviser of UNDSS

Joseph Katuramu

Chief Security Adviser
Mr. Joseph Katuramu is currently the UN Chief Security Advisor Indonesia since October 2019. Prior to his current position, Mr. Katuramu was the UN Chief Security Advisor for Pakistan (2017-2019). He also worked as a Senior Operations officer for DSS Kenya/Eritrea, Security Advisor Swaziland, and Eritrea as well as Filed Security officer for Mogadishu, Somalia and Field Security Coordination Officer, Sri-Lanka. Mr. Katuramu holds a Master’s Degree in Peace and Conflict studies and a BA in Political Science and Public Administration.
Krittayawan Tina Boonto, Country Director of UNAIDS

Krittayawan Tina Boonto

Country Director
Tina has over 20 years’ experience working in the field of development and health.
She started her career with the UN in Bangkok at the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in 1994. Tina joined UNAIDS in Geneva in 1998, where she engaged in policy development and designed programmes to support HIV responses at the country level. She also served as Special Assistant to the Executive Director from 2003-2005. She then moved to Indonesia as Programme Coordination Adviser (2005-2010) where she provided technical support to the Ministry of Health, the National AIDS Commission and civil society organizations and enabled Indonesia to access financial resources for HIV from the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

As the Senior Investment and Efficiency Adviser with UNAIDS Country Office in Myanmar (2010-2017), Tina together with key partners and the Ministry of Health and Sports, succeeded in developing a new generation National Strategic Plan for HIV with significant cost savings. She also coordinated proposal development and resource mobilization processes and engaged in integrating HIV in Myanmar's Universal Health Access Vision 2030. Tina has been Country Director of Indonesia since 2017. She spent 2020 in Geneva leading the development of the Global AIDS Strategy 2021-2026, End Inequalities, End AIDS, which uses an inequalities lens to close the gaps preventing progress to end AIDS and sets out bold new targets and polices to be reached by 2025 to propel new energy and commitment to ending AIDS. The UNAIDS Secretariat and its 11 Cosponsors worked to develop the new strategy, which received inputs from more than 10,000 stakeholders from 160 countries.

Tina has a Master’s Degree in Management. A dual citizen of Thailand and USA, she has lived in the US, Thailand, India, Canada, Switzerland, Indonesia and Myanmar. She is multilingual with fluency in English, Thai, Indonesian and conversational skills in French and Burmese. Tina is married and has one daughter.
Louis Hoffmann

Louis Hoffmann

Chief of Mission
Mr. Louis Hoffmann is the Chief of Mission for IOM Indonesia since 2019. Previously, Mr. Hoffmann was Head of the Transition and Recovery Division within the Department of Operations and Emergencies at IOM Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Mr. Hoffmann is a graduate of Georgetown University, and joined IOM with a background in the screening and resettlement of refugees from Southeast Asia.
Maniza Zaman, Representative of UNICEF

Maniza Zaman

Maniza Zaman assumed her role as UNICEF Representative in Indonesia in August 2022. She has over 25 years of experience in furthering child rights, both in development and humanitarian contexts. She has served as the UNICEF Representative in Kenya and in the United Republic of Tanzania. In both these assignments she also led the UN strategic results teams relating to human capital development. Earlier Ms Zaman served as Deputy Director in Programme Division in UNICEF, New York, where she had a key role in the organization-wide initiative to re-focus on equity and prioritize the most disadvantaged children. Ms. Zaman is a dual national of Bangladesh and the United Kingdom. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Oxford, UK, and Master of Science degree from Cornell University, USA. She is married with two children.
Mark Harris, Liaison Officer to ASEAN

Mark Harris

Liaison Officer to ASEAN
Mr. Mark Harris works for the UN Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations, and has been the first UN Liaison to ASEAN since October 2014. From 2012-2014, Mr. Harris worked for the UN Department of Political Affairs on regional issues, including ASEAN, and at the UN Regional Centre in Bangkok. Prior to that, he was the lead researcher for the UNODC Transnational Organised Crime Threat Assessment for Asia and the Pacific and served as a UN political officer in several UN peacekeeping missions. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Politics, Government and History from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London.
Michiko Miyamoto, Director of ILO

Michiko Miyamoto

Ms. Michiko Miyamoto is currently the Country Director for ILO activities for Indonesia and Timor-Leste since March 2017. Previously, she was the Deputy Country Director for ILO activities for Indonesia and Timor Leste and has worked in the field of international development for almost 30 years. Prior to joining the ILO Office in Indonesia, Ms. Miyamoto worked at the ILO Headquarters and the Regional Office for Asia Pacific. Ms. Miyamoto holds Master of Public Administration and Master of Art, Public and International Affairs from University of Pittsburgh.
Miklos Gaspar, Director of UNIC

Miklos Gaspar

Mr. Miklos Gaspar is the Director of the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Jakarta, assuming the position in September 2022. He has more than 25 years of experience in public information, communications and international relations, both at the United Nations and externally. His UN experience includes being Chief of Digital Media and Public Information Materials at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and Chief of Communications and Events at the International Trade Centre (ITC). Before joining the UN in 2009, Mr. Gaspar had held several senior-level positions in the private sector, including as Editor-in-Chief of the Budapest Business Journal and Chief Operating Officer and Vice-President of Pressflex, LLC. Mr. Gaspar holds a Doctoral degree in Linguistics from the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest.
Mohamed Djelid

Mohamed Djelid

Mr. Mohamed Djelid is the Director of the Regional Bureau for Sciences in Asia and the Pacific in Jakarta, Indonesia, and UNESCO Representative to Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, the Philippines and Timor‐Leste. Prior to his post in Jakarta, Mr. Mohamed Djelid has been Deputy Director of the Bureau Strategic Planning. He provides intellectual, strategic and operational leadership in planning of UNESCO Programme. He also coordinating partnership and the resource mobilisation of the organisation. In January 2013, Mr. Mohamed Djelid was appointed Director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa in Nairobi (Kenya). In this capacity, he was responsible for the implementation of Education, Natural and Earth Sciences, Social and Human Sciences, Culture and Communication Information UNESCO programmes. In July 2005, as UNESCO representative in Iraq, he supervised and supported the elaboration the Science and technology policy, the review of the national curriculum and launched the Educational TV “Iraqi Edu” Satellite Channel, which provide quality education to Iraqi students. In February 2001, Mr. Djelid joined UNESCO the Division of Educational Policies and Strategies of the Education Sector. Prior to joining UNESCO, Djelid worked in the private sector for CRC SOGEMA as Programme Deputy Director in charge of the preparation and execution of the Fund’s strategic plan, as well as coordinating the implementation of projects aimed at modernizing the private sector in developing countries. Mr. Djelid holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Sherbrook, Quebec,
Canada and a Diplôme d’étude supérieur en Commerce from the Institute National of Commerce in Algiers, Algeria.
Navaratnasamy Paranietharan, Representative of WHO

Navaratnasamy Paranietharan

Dr. Navaratnasamy Paranietharan arrived in Indonesia in January 2018, bringing with him notable achievements in health systems strengthening, health sector coordination, and technical assistance to governments and development partners from throughout his career. Before joining the WHO Indonesia office, Dr. Paranie was the WHO Representative to Bangladesh, playing a vital role in up-scaling the health sector response to the Rohingya refugee crisis. Dr. Paranie is a Medical Doctor from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Norimasa Shimomura, Resident Representative of UNDP

Norimasa Shimomura

Resident Representative
Mr. Norimasa Shimomura is currently the Resident Representative of UNDP Indonesia. He began his assignment in October 2020. Mr. Shimomura has more than 25 years of experience at the United Nations, promoting sustainable human development in many countries. Prior to his current assignment, he served as the United Nations Resident Coordinator for Kazakhstan in 2015-2020. Mr. Shimomura holds Master of International Affairs from Columbia University in the City of New York, and a BA from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan.
Rajendra Aryal, Representative of FAO

Rajendra Aryal

Mr. Rajendra Aryal has nearly 30 years of experience in leading and implementing development and humanitarian projects in different countries across the globe such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Serbia, South Sudan, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. He was appointed as FAO Representative for Indonesia and Timor Leste in August 2021, following senior positions with FAO for more than 20 years in different countries. Prior to this position, he was FAO Representative in Afghanistan. Mr. Aryal holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, India and Master of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering from Leibnitz University of Hannover, Germany.
Salil Dutt, Representative of UNIDO

Salil Dutt

Representative - Jakarta Office
Mr. Salil Dutt is currently the Chief Technical Advisor (CTA), UNIDO for the Global Eco-Industrial Park Programme- Indonesia Country Level Intervention (GEIPP-Indonesia). He has 25+ years of cross-functional experience and vast exposure in energy and environmental management, focusing on the implementation of programs and projects, conceptualizing and implementing consulting/ technology development/ transfer/commercialization projects, setting up new business entities and business operations in south-east Asia and North Africa, strategic business planning and management, policy analysis and capacity building. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Delhi, a Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Energy & Environment Management from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from G. B. Pant University Pantnagar.
Victoria Saiz-Omenaca, Head of Office OCHA

Victoria Saiz-Omenaca

Head of Office
Ms. Victoria Saiz-Omenaca is currently the Head of the OCHA Indonesia Office since July 2019, which is also the primary liaison point in OCHA for engagement with the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Ms. Saiz-Omenaca has been with OCHA for twenty years. Prior to OCHA, she worked for the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support. Ms. Saiz-Omenaca holds a Bachelor's degree in Political and Public Administration and in Sociology, and a Master's degree in Sociology.