Mr. Frode Mauring has been assigned as United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative a.i. to the United Arab Emirates since 2015, also covering the Sultanate of Oman and the State of Qatar. He is a Norwegian national who has worked with the United Nations since 2002.
Prior to his appointment in the UAE, Mr. Mauring served as Special Representa-tive of the UNDP Administrator in the Programme of Assistance to the Palestini-an People, from 2011– 2015. He has also served as the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in the Russian Federation (2009-2011), Koso-vo (2005-2009) and FYR Macedonia (2002-2005).
Before joining the United Nations, he worked for almost 20 years in the private sector in banking, consulting and his last position before joining the UN was as CEO of a large industrial company in Angola.
Mr. Mauring has a Master’s degree in International Management from the Uni-versity of Denver as well as bachelor degrees in economics, business administra-tion and social anthropology from Norwegian universities.