Expert Profile

Mr Bo Schack
Position(s) Independent Senior Consultant. Former Director of Operations, UNRWA Gaza

Bo Schack has 30+ years of employment with International Organizations (UNRWA, UNHCR, UNDP, DPA, and OCHA), of which 17 years in senior management of UN operations in civilian, humanitarian and development as well as political areas. His expertise spans from managing and mediating complex negotiations and relationships between very different stakeholders and interest, to extensive and diversified experience in crisis management in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. During latest posting in Gaza he was the Director for 12.500 staff and multi-million USD budgets. Three main Departments, Education, Health, and Social Services. Bo also held UN Inter-agency coordination responsibilities in Gaza, Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Burundi, Iran and Sri Lanka, as well as UN Staff security operational management roles in several operations. He has a vast multicultural experience, with diverse geographical and national assignments; contacts with governments, security forces, international organizations, diplomatic and donor communities, interest groups, civil society and media. Bo is also an Executive business Coach, Mediator, and Mentor at the UN Leadership development programme, UN Staff College, Turin.

Participating in upcoming course/event
11 January 2022