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Patrick Keuleers

Director/Chief of Profession, Governance and Peacebuilding
New York
Mr. Patrick Keuleers is currently the Director of Governance and Peacebuilding, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support of UNDP.  Mr. Keuleers brings over 30 years of experience in the field of governance and peacebuilding with assignments in UNDP headquarters, in Central and West Africa and in the Asia and the Pacific region, including support to crisis affected environments (Aceh, Afghanistan, Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Timor-Leste). He worked consecutively for the Department of Technical Cooperation for Development (currently United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs); the UN Office for Project Services, the International Labour Organization and UNDP.
From September 2013 to October 2014 he served as Director a.i. of the Democratic Governance Group (DGG) in the Bureau for Development Policy of UNDP. Prior to that he served consecutively as the Senior Advisor and Cluster Leader of the Responsive Institutions in DGG (2009-2013); senior advisor and Democratic Governance Team Leader in the Asia Pacific Regional Centre (2005-2009), Regional Governance Advisor in the Bangkok Sub-Regional Resource Facility (2001-2004); Chief Technical Advisor of the Governance and Public Administration Reform Programme in the Prime Minister’s Office in Laos (1995-2001); Advisor to the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Improvements in Burundi (1991-1995); Advisor (on public administration reform) to the General Secretariat of the Presidency in Mali (1987-1990), and Associate Expert to the Commission for Administrative Reforms in Mali (1984-1987).
Prior to joining the UN, Mr. Keuleers worked as a lawyer and for the Ministry of Finance in Belgium. Mr. Keuleers a Belgian national and holds a Law Degree from the University of Leuven in Belgium.