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Matthew Jackson

Matt Jackson is the UK Director of UNFPA – the United Nation’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Agency.

Matt is the first permanent representative of UNFPA to the UK. He previously worked for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) including at the UK Mission to the United Nations in New York as Head of International Development and Climate Change, negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals.

Previous FCO roles include Head of Human Rights Programmes; Chief of Staff to the UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative on Climate Change; and Head of EU Climate Change; as well as consultant to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, and developing the UK Sustainable Development Strategy at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).