Susan Namondo Ngongi, outgoing Country Director for UNICEF Ghana, has been appointed as the new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for Eritrea.
The Cameroonian born UN official was recently appointed to head Eritrea’s UN office and is due to take up her new post this August.
Prior to her coming to Ghana, Susan Namondo 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 has a Master’s in Public Administration from Columbia University, USA and a Masters in Animal Health from the University of Reading, UK.
She has and continues to be celebrated as one of the leading women making Cameroon and the African continent proud through her service to humanity.