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Megumi Seki
Executive Secretary
Country of Origin

Meg’s work in ozone layer issues started in 1988. She worked in the interim ozone secretariat and was one of the three core staff members of the Ozone Secretariat when it was formally established in 1989. She was the first consultant that UNEP hired to prepare country programmes for Fiji, Ghana, Maldives, Syria, Uganda and Zambia, working with the respective country teams to prepare their first country programmes.

Meg also worked as Regional Network Coordinator for South East Asia Ozone Officers' Network between 1993 and 1994. From 1994 and prior to re-joining the Ozone Secretariat in 2003 as Senior Scientific Officer, Meg worked in various parts of UNEP, including in the GEO team that prepared the first two issues of the Global Environment Outlook; in the Atmosphere Unit working climate, climate change and transboundary air pollution; and as Chief of Atmosphere and Desertification Conventions Unit on Climate and Desertification Conventions, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, as well as on interlinkages among multilateral environmental agreements.

Meg has an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College, London, and a BSc in Environmental Science from the University of East Anglia.

Staff Position Level: ES
Region: Asia Pacific Group