Yannick Glemarec has close to 25 years of experience in fund administration and programme management for international development and climate change management. Yannick joined the UN in 1989 and has held increasingly responsible positions with UNDP Country Offices in Vietnam, China and Bangladesh. He was appointed Executive for the UNDP Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office in February 2013 after serving as UNDP Executive Coordinator for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in New York for six years. In his present capacity, he has primary responsibility for the administration of a $6.3 billion portfolio of over 100 Trust Funds and Joint Programmes.
He holds a PhD from the University of Paris in Environment Sciences, and two Master Degrees in Hydrology and in Business Administration, He has authored and co-authored several publications in the field of climate finance, renewable energy and natural disaster risk management.