Mr. Alexander Trepelkov is Officer-in-Charge of the Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG) in the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA). The Division serves as the global secretariat for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Developments, with a focus on providing substantive support, integrated policy analysis, building multi-stakeholder partnerships and capacity development in thematic areas such as water, energy, climate, ocean, transport, science and technology, as well as special concerns of small island developing States (SIDS).
In 2010-2018, he was Director of the Financing for Development Office, where he worked since 2000. His previous work in UN DESA was in the areas of Macro- and Micro-economic and Social Policy Analysis and Public Administration and Finance. Prior to joining the UN Secretariat in 1989, Mr. Trepelkov was employed for 12 years in the Russian diplomatic service.