Ms Ameerah Haq is a Senior Advisor to the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation. She is the former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Field Support who has nearly 40 years of experience as in international civil servant. She still engages in national and multilateral development work and recently served as the Vice-Chair of the UN High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations.
Her long career included serving as Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) in the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste, Deputy SRSG and UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, as well as Deputy SRSG and UN Resident Coordinator in Afghanistan.
Ms Haq held senior positions at the UN Development Programme (UNDP) as UN Coordinator in Malaysia and Laos. Ms Haq currently serves on the Board of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, on the Board of Peace Operations Training Institutes (POTI), the Advisory Board of the International Peace Institute (IPI) and is a member of the Global Board of BRAC.