Aeneas Chapinga Chuma appointed as Acting UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ethiopia
Mr. Aeneas Chapinga Chuma of Zimbabwe has taken up his role as the United Nations Acting Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ethiopia as of 8 October 2018.
Mr. Chuma brings with him a wealth of development and leadership experience. Prior to this appointmnet, Mr. Chuma served as ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa from 2014 to 2017.
He also served as Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General for the United Nations Mission, the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Liberia from 2012-2014.
Mr. Chuma also served as the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Kenya from 2008 to 2012 and in Zambia from 2003 to 2008. From 2000 to 2003, he was the UN Deputy Resident Representative in Mozambique.
He also held various positions with the United Nations Development Programme in New York, Oman and Zimbabwe.
Mr. Chuma holds a master’s degree in applied economics from the University of California.