Edward is the Director ad interim of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lab in the Office of the Director-General. He joined the SDG Lab in 2018 to advise on its policy approach with Geneva-based stakeholders and to lead its public diplomacy, communications, and advocacy function.
He has in-depth expertise of the global governance system, having advanced the missions of five multilateral institutions. At the UN, Edward helped executives frame the public policy debate of high-impact development interventions that drive equitable human progress, including at WHO, UNAIDS, UNDP, and early on at UNCCD, the convention to combat desertification.
Previously in South Korea, he joined the newly established Green Climate Fund (GCF) to communicate its early vision of re-directing global financial resources towards worthwhile climate investments.
Edward started his career as an investigative journalist in Canada where he also worked with the CBC, the national public broadcaster.
Education: MSc Politics & Communication, London School of Economics & Political Science | Bachelor of Journalism, University of King’s College | Executive Master in International Negotiation & Policy-Making, Graduate Institute Geneva