Ms. Veres is the UNDP Deputy Regional Director for the Europe and CIS region since 2019. Since 2002 when she joined UNDP, she has served in various capacities at headquarters, regional and country levels. Previous to her current post, she served in management positions as Resident Representative and Country Director of UNDP in China (2015-2019), Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP in Lesotho (2011-2015), Deputy Chief and Senior Programme Coordinator in the Bratislava Regional Centre for Europe and the CIS (2006-2011). Prior to her field experience, she started with UNDP at its Headquarters in New York, where she held positions as UNDP Corporate Reporting and Business Analysis Team Lead (2005-2006), and ICT Communications Officer (2002-2005). She joined UNDP from her private sector career as a management consultant for Accenture, focusing on organizational effectiveness and change management in Hungary and New York (1997 to 2002).
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