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Elisabeth Guilbaud-Cox
Deputy Director/Head of Communications
Email: elisabeth.guilbaud-cox at unep.org

Photo of Ms. Guilbaud-CoxElisabeth Guilbaud-Cox is a communications specialist who has had the distinction of working for the non-profit, private, governmental and inter-governmental sectors.

She joined the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for North America in 2007 with responsibility for enhancing the organization’s visibility in the region. In this role, she is promoting collaboration between UNEP and the Governments of Canada and the United States, and with the private sector, as well as with the media and outstanding environmental, academic and scientific institutions in the region. Before coming to Washington, she led the unit at UNEP’s Headquarters in Nairobi, which showcased the organization’s work around the world through the coordination of global media and special events.

Prior to joining UNEP, Ms. Guilbaud-Cox was Communications Coordinator for the Government of Ontario’s Ministry of Housing, and Communications Advisor to the Minister of Municipal Affairs. Prior to that she ran her own communications firm where she served varied clients such as the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the St Kitts and Nevis Tourism Board. Before that, she worked with the Canadian Red Cross Society in Vancouver, British Columbia and at their Headquarters in Toronto, Ontario as Assistant Director of Public Relations. Ms. Guilbaud-Cox speaks four languages and has lived in Canada, the Caribbean, Kenya, Switzerland and the United States.

Meet the UNEP RONA STAFF

Patricia J. Beneke
Director and Regional Representative

Ms. Elisabeth Guilbaud-Cox
Deputy Director/Head of Communications

Ms. Hilary French
Programme Officer

Ms. Monika Thiele
Focal Point for North America
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species(CMS)

Ms. Carla Friedrich
Associate Programme Officer

Arshia Chander
Administration and Fund Management Officer

Mr. Clayton Adams
Programme Assistant

Mr. Jose Gamarra
Administrative Assistant

Ms. Daiva Kacenauskaite
Team Assistant

UNEP RONA Consultants

Mr. William Mansfield
Senior Advisor to the Executive Director

Other UNEP Staff Housed at RONA

Vacant
Deputy Executive Secretary
Ozone Secretariat

Mr. Thomas Hammond
STAP Secretary
Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP)

Ms. Kristin McLaughlin
Global Environment Facility Liaison Officer, Division of Environmental Policy Implementation (DEPI)

Mr. Lev Neretin
Programme Officer
Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP)

Ms. Isabelle Vanderbeck
International Waters, Latin America and the Caribbean/Global Environment Facility Coordination, DEPI

Ms. Christine Wellington
Task Manager, Persistent Organic Pollutants and Chemicals Management, Division of Technology Industry and Economics

Ms. Guadalupe Duron
Associate Programme Officer
Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP)

Ms. Robin Burgess
Finance/Administration
Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP)

For more information about STAP, please see www.unep.org/stap