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Mr. Serge Raymond Nakouzi, Lebanese national, assumed his position as Deputy Regional Representative for Africa as of 15 May 2017.

Mr. Nakouzi holds M.Sc. in Major Programme Management and a Master’s level Postgraduate Diploma in Organizational Leadership (DOL) from the University of Oxford, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom, as well as a B.A. in Political Science (minor Economics) from Seattle University, Seattle, USA. Mr. Nakouzi is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), London, United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Global Strategic Management Forum, London, United Kingdom.

Deputy Regional Representative: Serge Raymond Nakouzi

Mr. Serge Raymond Nakouzi, Lebanese national, assumed his position as Deputy Regional Representative for Africa as of 15 May 2017.

Mr. Nakouzi possesses extensive experience and expertise in international strategic management, guiding major integrated development programmes, human capital management and leading transformational initiatives aimed at reinforcing corporate performance delivery through the establishment of strategically-fitting and innovative organizational designs.

He has been serving with FAO for over twenty-six years both at headquarters and in the field, including in the FAO Liaison Office with the United Nations in New York and more recently as Senior Adviser on Strategic Management and Regional Oversight at the Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa prior to being appointed FAO Representative to the Islamic Republic of Iran and to the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) since August 2014. During his career with FAO, Mr Nakouzi served for over eight years as Attaché de Cabinet in the Office of the Director-General under the administrations of two previous Directors-General. He has also held numerous positions in progressively senior positions, comprising those of Liaison Officer in the Office for External Relations, Assistant Executive Coordinator of Operations for the 1996 World Food Summit in Rome as well as Chief of Human Resources Strategy, Policy and Planning and subsequently as Principal Officer/Deputy-Director of the Human Resources Management Division.

He holds an M.Sc. in Major Programme Management and a Master’s level Postgraduate Diploma in Organizational Leadership (DOL) from the University of Oxford, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom, as well as a B.A. in Political Science (minor Economics) from Seattle University, Seattle, USA.  Mr. Nakouzi is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), London, United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Global Strategic Management Forum, London, United Kingdom.