Mr Alan Court is senior advisor to the United Nation’s Secretary General’s Special Envoy (UNSE) for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria. Before joining the UNSE office, Mr Court was director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Programme Division and had previously been posted in Latin America, Africa, and South Asia. As director of the UNICEF Programme Division, he led the division’s strategy development, program guidance and implementation processes and was responsible for ensuring that UNICEF’s programs were focused on the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Prior to this, Mr Court served for five years as director of the UNICEF Supply Division in Copenhagen.
Before working for UNSE and UNICEF, Mr Court had a long and distinguished career in the field. Mr Court earned a master’s degree in Rural Social Development from the University of Reading School of Education, United Kingdom.