5 September 2023
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
VIENNA, 5 September (UN Information Service) – The new Permanent Representative of Barbados to the United Nations (Vienna), Matthew Wilson, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Ghada Waly.
During his career, Mr. Wilson has served in various capacities, among them:
Permanent Representative of Barbados to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva and to the World Trade Organization (2022-2023); Chief of Special Projects, International Trade Centre (2021-2022); Chief of Staff and Chief Adviser to the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director, International Trade Centre (2013-2021); Senior Adviser and Counsellor in the Office of the Director General, World Trade Organization (2011-2013); and Deputy Aid for Trade Coordinator, World Trade Organization (2010-2011); and First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva (2002-2009).
Mr. Wilson holds a Postgraduate degree in International Relations from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago and a Masters in Development Studies from the University of Bath, United Kingdom. He also has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology and Sociology from the University of the West Indies.
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