Kanni Wignaraja

Kanni Wignaraja is Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Kanni previously served as the Acting Assistant Administrator and Director, Bureau for Management Services, UNDP, and as Special Adviser to the UNDP Administrator, roles that she has performed throughout 2019, after working as the Director of the United Nations Development Operations Coordination Office from 2014 to 2018.