Panelist for the High Level Segment (14 July 2017)

Mr. Tim Scott, UNDP Senior Policy Advisor on Environment in New York.

In addition to providing policy and programme support to UNDP’s evolving environmental and sustainable development portfolio, Tim oversees UNDP’s inclusive green economy and emerging environmental governance work, and represents UNDP in inter-agency mechanisms including the Environment Management Group.
Tim has worked for more than fifteen years with UNDP, as well as with the public sector and civil society on issues of sustainable development and the intersection between environmental sustainability, economic growth and social progress. His previous UNDP assignments include a focus on green economy (2012-2014), climate change (2011-2012), human development reports (2004-2011), the MDGs, trade and economic management (2001-2004). Tim has published on environment and sustainable development themes including climate change, migration, and human security, and served as Assistant Editor for the Journal of Human Development (2006-2009). He received BA and MA degrees with high honors from the Universities of New Hampshire and Virginia.