Dr. Gonzalo Pizarro is the Regional Adviser on SDG Integration in UNDP’s Regional Hub for the Arab States, and is the current Global Lead on Cities and Urbanization. He has lead the design and delivery of UNDP’s integrated development offer on SDGs, development and application of system analysis and tools.
With over 20 years of professional experience in both the private sector and the United Nations System, he holds a Ph.D. in Water Resources Management from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Columbia in the City of New York. Dr. Pizarro joined the UN family in October 2005 as a policy advisor for water resources of the United Nations Millennium Project, an advisory body to the Secretary General. Since joining the United Nations System, Dr. Pizarro has focused on the integration of Global Objectives into national development planning processes, and addressing sustainability issues.