Mr. Christian Friis-Bach
Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECE and Coordinator of the Regional Commissions
Mr. Christian Friis Bach, a national of Denmark, was appointed as Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of UNECE in July 2014.
Mr. Friis Bach previously served as Denmark’s Minister for Development Cooperation and Special Advisor to the European Union Commission for the United Nations Global Sustainability Panel.
He is Honorary Professor of International Economics and Development at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.