Ms. Madhushree Chatterjee
Chief, Natural Resources and Interlinkages Branch (NRIB), Division for Sustainable Development Goals, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
Ms Madhushree Chatterjee is the Secretary of UN-Water and currently serves as Chief of Natural Resources and Interlinkages Branch at the Division for Sustainable Goals of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), United Nations, New York. Ms Chatterjee brings a combination of substantive experience in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs and understanding of the strategic direction of the Organisation to her role as Secretary of UN-Water.
Ms Chatterjee served as the Principal Economic Affairs Officer and later as Chief of the Strategic Planning and Communication Service at the Office of Under-SecretaryGeneral, DESA. She actively engaged programme managers on inputs to discussions on the 2030 Agenda, provided a leadership role in the Strategic Planning and Communication Services unit, and supported the DESA Editorial Board. Ms Chatterjee holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California Santa Cruz.