Acting Director, United Nations Information Service, Vienna, Austria
Martin Nesirky is acting director of the United Nations Information Service in Vienna. Prior to his Vienna appointment, Mr. Nesirky was the spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon for more than four years. Before moving to New York, he served as spokesperson and head of press and public information for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in Vienna. Mr. Nesirky worked for Reuters news agency, serving in London, Moscow, The Hague, Berlin and Seoul. He holds a B.A. in German and Russian (European Studies) from the University of Bath, UK.