Claudio Tomasi is currently Turkey United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative.
He previously served as UNDP Country Director in Turkey (2016-2018), UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Cuba (2012-2016), Nicaragua (2008-12), and Dominican Republic (2003-2007). With UNDP, he also worked in Panama as Assistant Resident Representative (2002).
Previous to his engagement with UNDP, he worked for the European Union and for United Nation Volunteers (UNV) in India, where he started his career in international organizations. During his 20-year trajectory in the development field, he has partnered with a wide range of international, national and local actors in three continents.
Claudio Tomasi is a sociologist of Italian nationality. He holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies from SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London (UK), and graduated in Sociology and Social Planning at the University of Sociology in Trento (Italy).
Mr. Tomasi is currently married to Alicia and is father of two, Fabrizio and Maia.