UNHCR Representative in Egypt

Having worked for more than 30 years with UNHCR, Pablo Mateu has served in nine countries and the agency’s Headquarters in Geneva. His field experience includes camp-based refugee situations (Algeria, Mauritania, Mexico), reintegration of returnees (Afghanistan, Central America, Mozambique) and internally displaced persons (Ukraine, Bosnia & Herzegovina).

He served as UNHCR Representative in Algiers (2008-2009) and Kyiv (2016-2021). At HQ level, his experience centered on linking humanitarian assistance with development; inter-agency cooperation; livelihoods; and durable solutions, as well as independent oversight (assessing the quality of management of UNHCR operations around the world).