Grete Faremo joined the United Nations and UNOPS as Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director in August 2014. Before this appointment, Grete held various senior-level positions for the Government of Norway. She brings a wealth of experience from the private sector, working as the Executive Vice President for the Norwegian insurance group, Storebrand, and as Director of Law and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft Corporation’s Western European Office. Grete is passionate about placing gender equality and the rights of women at the forefront of development projects.
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