Country Director, United Nations’ Development Programme in Yemen
Auke Lootsma is the Country Director in Yemen for the UNDP since August 2016. His career with UNDP began in 1994, in which he was the Country Director in Rwanda; Senior Recovery Advisor in Ukraine; Deputy Country Director (Programme) in Sudan; and Deputy Resident Representative (Programme) in Uganda. Prior to joining UNDP Yemen, Mr. Lootsma was the Deputy Country Director for Programme in South Sudan. Mr. Lootsma holds a Master of Science in Business Administration and Development Economics.