Michael Moller

Under Secretary-General of the United Nations, Acting Director General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland

Michael Møller is the acting director-general of the United Nations Office at Geneva, the acting secretary-general of the Conference on Disarmament and the Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference. Prior to assuming these duties in November 2013, he was the executive director of the Kofi Annan Foundation from 2008 to 2011. Before that, he was the United Nations Secretary-General’s special representative to Cyprus from 2006 until 2008 and director for political, peacekeeping and humanitarian affairs in the Office of the Secretary-General from 2001 until 2006, serving simultaneously as deputy chief of staff for the last two years of that period. Between 1997 and 2001, Mr. Møller was the head of the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs at UN headquarters in New York. He served in different capacities in New York, Iran, Mexico, Haiti and Geneva where he started his career in 1979 with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.