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    New Director of Programme Support


    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 2/2006

    © ITC/ M. Stefanovic

    Eva K. Murray, a Canadian national, joined ITC as Director of the Division of Programme Support in mid-summer 2006. She has a wide range of experience in developing new approaches and leading organizational implementation, and has worked in human resources, policy, management organizational development, budget, planning and financial resource management.

    Since 2003, she has been at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague. As head of human resources, she exercised a leadership role on change management issues and served on the management board.

    Previously, Ms Murray served at the World Health Organization, in the Evidence for Information and Policy Cluster, as the head of the management support unit, with responsibility for resource mobilization, budget, finance, information technology, planning and administrative services for over 300 staff and consultants.

    Her association with international organizations began in 1994, and includes consultancy services to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the Food and Agriculture Organization, the International Telecommunication Union and the World Meteorological Organization.

    Ms Murray served in the Canadian public service for some 20 years in various posts, including as vice-president of the human resources branch of the National Capital Commission.

    A graduate of Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada in law and psychology, Ms Murray is bilingual (English and French). Her studies in French were pursued at the University of Dijon, France.