Panelist for the High Level Segment (14 July 2017)

Mr. Paul Ladd, Director, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

Mr. Paul Ladd is the Director of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). Prior to joining UNRISD in October 2015, Mr. Ladd was Director of the United Nations Development Programme team supporting the 2030 agenda through consultations and technical inputs. Before this, he was the leader of the policy team focused on inclusive globalization at the United Nations Development Programme. From 2008-2009, Mr. Ladd supported the Office of the UN Secretary-General on the financial and economic crisis, and on engagement with the G20. Mr. Ladd also served as a policy advisor to the UK treasury on international development.