Resident Representative for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam
Niloy is a development economist with specialisation in effective institutions and capacity development. He previously led the UN System Affairs Group in UNDP, based in New York. In this position, he led UNDP’s interface with UN agencies, fund and programmes, and with Member States in the arena of intergovernmental affairs. He has also led UNDP’s engagement in the round of UN reforms.
In previous assignments, he has been the Director of Knowledge, Innovation and Capacity Development Group, and Team Leader and the Policy Advisor for Asia-Pacific – all for the Bureau for Development Policy in UNDP. He is highly familiar with the region, having been a regional policy advisor who supported countries in Asia-Pacific, and set up the Singapore Policy Center for UNDP.
Niloy was appointed as the Resident Representative for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam on March 7, 2019.
Niloy has a Masters in Economics from New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University and is a Fellow of the City University in New York.