About us

Who are the decision makers?

The Resident Coordinator heads the UN System in Yemen and is the Resident Representative for UNDP in Yemen. UNDP’s Country Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of UNDP Yemen. Our Country Director is assisted by a Deputy Director for Operations.

Senior Management

Ms. Lise Grande, UN Resident Coordinator, UN Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative
Auke Lootsma , UNDP Country Director
Hassan Krayem, UNDP Deputy Country Director - Progremme
Safaa Ali, UNDP Deputy Country Director - Operations

Maha Abbsa, RC/HC/RR Executive Associate
Majed Yagout, SCD/CD Executive Assistant
Ebtehal Alaghbari,DCD/O Executive Assistant

Management Support Team

Abdo Seif, Adviser
Vacant, Communications Officer
Arwa Humaid, Monitoring & Evaluation Analyst
Abdulkareem Alsabri, Webmaster/Comunications
Abdulfattah AL-Maqrami, Social Media Specialist 
Amal Ali, Financial Support & Monitoring Associate

Democratic governance and peacebuilding

Surayo Buzurukova, Team Leader
Khaled Mageed, Programme Analyst 
Stephen Bryant, Cheif Technical Adviser
Aleen Hamza, Programme Analyst
Yahia Al-Amdy, Programme Associate
Suha Al-Saqqaf, Programme Assistant

Economic self-reliance and recovery

Hyewon Jung, Team Leader
Fuad Ali, Deputy Team Leader
Bushra Ahmed Al-Shirae, Programme Analyst
Wafa Al-eryani, Programme Assistant
Samia Mohsen, Programme Assistant

Aden Sub-office

Sylvain Merlen, Head of Sub-Office
Walid Baharoon, Programme Specialist
Mohammed Bamatraf, Social Media Specialist 
Salah Baledi, Finance Assistant
Ahmed Alamoudi, Administration and Finance assistant 
Adel Haydara, Driver


Tareq Gholasi, Operations Manager

General Services & Logistics Team

Tawfiq Saleh, General Services Head
Tahani Almassaabi, Travel & Admin Assistant 
Salem Mohammed, Senior Driver
Ahmed Aldhaheri, Driver
Fawzi Al-Habouri, Driver
Rayed Mahmood, Driver
Salem Saleh, Driver

Human Resources Team

Samar Bustanji, HR Head
Waleed El-Ameri, HR Associate
Hwaida Zaid, HR Assistant

Procurement Team

Samira AlFarah, Procurement Analyst
Waleed AlKadri, Procurement Associate
Abdulraheem AL-Mekhlafi, Procurement Assistant
Sameer Albanna, Procurement Assistant

Information Communication Technology Team

Jamal Ali, ICT Manager
Monther Ali, ICT Assistant

Finance Team

Najla'a Al-Eryani, Fianance Associate
Eftikar Sharhan, Finance Assistant
Torki Alomari, Finance Assistant
Ashwaq Rassa, Finance Admin/Clerk

Security Team

Abraham De Beer, Security Officer
Ammar Al-Ansi, Local Security Associate
Adnan Alshabibi, Local Security Assistant
Abdullah Alasri, Local Security Assistant

UN Volunteers Team

Abdullah Al Duraibi, UNV Programme Analyst 

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