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Chief of Staff
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Jared Rigg

Jared is the Chief of Staff at UNIDIR.  He brings over two decades of leadership, management and communication experience to his role, having worked with intergovernmental, not-for-profit, public and private organisations in a variety of contexts and sectors.  He has served with the United Nations, at both Headquarters and in peace operations, on several country portfolios, including in the regions of Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Southeast Europe. Jared’s thematic expertise includes security sector reform and national security coordination. He has advanced academic qualifications with distinction in both Management studies and Communication Science, from the University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Jared’s areas of expertise include management, communication, planning and organisational development, as well as security sector reform and national security coordination.

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