Mr. Vijay Samnotra,
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), India
Vijay Samnotra was appointed the Head of UNEP’s Country Office in India in May 2016. Vijay has more than two decades of experience of working in UNEP on issues as diverse as communications, international environmental governance (with special reference to strengthening interlinkages and synergies between multilateral environmental conventions), implementing Bali Strategy on Capacity Building and Technology Transfer and Strategic Planning and Programming.
Before joining UNEP, Vijay worked as a lecturer in the University of Delhi, as an Executive in the private sector and with the Government as a civil servant.