Accra – Ms Susan Namondo Ngongi, the current UNICEF country representative, is also serving as Resident Coordinator (ad interim) for Ghana following the departure of Ms Ruby Sandhu-Rojon last week to take up a new appointment as the Deputy Regional Director of UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa.
Prior to her coming to Ghana, Ms Ngongi has worked with UNICEF across Africa spanning over a decade. She started her UNICEF career in 2000 as an emergencies specialist in Sudan before moving into a co-ordination role with UNICEF’s regional office for Eastern and Southern Africa and UNICEF headquarters in New York.
Susan supported programme development, monitoring and evaluation as Deputy Representative in Liberia in 2008. She then moved to the Comoros as Representative in 2010, three years later she took the post of UNICEF Representative in Ghana.
Ms Ngongi will serve as UN Resident Coordinator ai until a new Resident Coordinator is named.
Ms Ngongi is a Cameroonian. She has a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University, USA and a Masters in Animal Health from the University of Reading, UK.