The Resident Coordinator Office Team

The Resident Coordinator (RC) has the support of the Resident Coordinator's Office (RCO), which includes:

Ms. Lisa Simrique Singh

Lisa Simrique Singh

Resident Coordinator for Mauritius and Seychelles
Lisa Simrique Singh's responsibilities as UN Resident Coordinator for Mauritius and Seychelles include coordination of all work for resident and non-resident agencies with programmes in Mauritius and Seychelles. She brings over 25 years of experience in international development in Asia and Africa continents, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Laos, Nepal, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Uganda, and Vietnam.

Prior to her appointment as United Nations Resident Coordinator, Lisa Singh served as UNDP Resident Representative ad interim (ai) in Chad. She previously worked as UNDP Director of Programme and Deputy Resident Representative ai in Mali. She has significant senior policy expertise advising governments on issues of economic transformation, regional integration, sustainable development and disaster and climate risk resilience.

As Senior Economist, she led joint UN collective actions to support governments in the finalization of national development strategies (Afghanistan and Cameroon) and more recently with national socioeconomic response planning for COVID-19 (Chad).

Lisa Singh is adept in intergovernmental processes including leadership roles in facilitating regional collaboration, knowledge brokering, south-south partnership, and financing solutions. As Regional Environment Governance Manager in the Mekong Region based in Cambodia, she played a lead role strengthening riparian diplomacy and cross-border capacity building to include work with the private sector and non-government organizations in the Asia Pacific Region.

Ms. Singh obtained her master’s degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts (Economics and French) from Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, USA. She is multilingual with fluency in English, French and Nepali.

Alexander Mancham

Development Coordination Officer

Cindy Armance

Executive Associate

Fabiani Appavou

Development Coordination Officer, Partnerships and Development Finance

Hansraj Khirodhur

Field Security Associate

Janee Connery

Associate Development Officer, Communications and Advocacy

Robert Banamwana

Development Coordination Officer, Strategic Planning/ RCO Team Leader

Rudhi Kinnoo

Administrative Assistant

Sébastien Vauzelle

Senior Economist

Varaluxmee Permall Mootoocurpen

Development Coordination Officer, Data Management and Results Monitoring/Reporting