UN Resident Coordinator / UNDP Resident Representative in Georgia
Niels Scott is the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative and UNFPA Representative in Georgia.
Prior to his current assignment, Niels served as Chief of the Humanitarian Coordination Support Section for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and previously as OCHA’s Chief of the Disaster and Vulnerability Policy Section.
During his time with OCHA, Niels was interim Head of Office in Haiti during the 2010 earthquake response and Head of Office in Côte d'Ivoire during the 2011 internal conflict.
Niels also served with the UN Mission in Sudan as Head of their Regional Office for Darfur and as Head of the OCHA Darfur Cell.
Niels worked with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for 15 years as Operations Coordinator; Representative for Haiti; Head of the Regional Delegation for West and Central Africa; Head of Delegation in Georgia; Deputy Head of the Regional Delegation for Central Asia, Relief Coordinator in FYROM and Logistics Officer in Croatia; Niels also served with ICRC as Programme Coordinator in Vukovar.
Niels previously held positions in the non-governmental and private sectors.