Coordinator, Cooperative Issues
United Nations Secretariat
Andrew Allimadi is currently coordinator of Cooperative Issues at the United Nations Secretariat in New York. In this role he supports Member States in their negotiations for resolutions on cooperatives in social development and drafts United Nations reports on cooperatives. During a 17-year career with the UN, Andrew also worked in the Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Prior to joining the United Nations, Andrew taught Economics at City University in London. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Development Studies from the University of East Anglia and master’s degree in Economics (with reference to Africa) from the University of London.