The United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Switzerland
Morten Ussing heads the UNAIDS Governance and Multilateral Affairs division. He is responsible for coordinating the functioning of UNAIDS governance structures, including the Programme Coordinating Board and its Bureau, and the work of the Committee of the Executive Heads of the 11 Cosponsoring UN Organizations, as well as UNAIDS engagement in other intergovernmental and interagency bodies. Morten took this position after four years in the UNAIDS Executive Office. He is an international business economist and previously worked in the resource mobilization divisions of UNAIDS and UNHCR. He worked in the Balkans for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees after being part of the peacekeeping operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina for his native Denmark.