Nicholas Rosellini UN Resident Coordinator in China
Nicholas Rosellini (Italy), UN Resident Coordinator and highest-level representative of the UN in China. Nicholas took up his assignment as the UN Resident Coordinator in the People’s Republic of China in October 2016. He coordinates 24 UN agencies in China in implementing the UN’s development cooperation with China. Prior to this, he served as UNDP Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific since January 2009, and most recently also as Director of the Bangkok Regional Hub. Nicholas has also served as UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Bhutan (2005-2008); and previously in various capacities in UNDP including: Director, Office of the Assistant Administrator (2000-2005); Deputy Resident Representative, Viet Nam (1996-2000); Assistant Resident Representative, Pakistan (1992-1996); Programme Advisor, Ethiopia (1989-1992); and Programme Officer, Ghana (1986-1989). Nicholas holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bristol University in the United Kingdom.