FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

Deputy Regional Representative: Nabil Gangi

Nabil Gangi, FAO Deputy Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia, took office in March 2019. He has 20 years of experience with the United Nations in many different areas.

Gangi, a national of Canada, has a background in engineering (Ain Shams University in Cairo), project and financial management (American University of Cairo) and business administration (Henley Management College and Brunel University in the United Kingdom).

Gangi held the same post in FAO’s Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa in Cairo, his city of birth. Before that, he headed the Organization’s Shared Services Centre in Budapest, providing support to FAO’s backbone operations, including human resources, financial servicing, and asset and travel management.

During his career with FAO Gangi assumed senior-level positions in its headquarters in Rome, managed staff benefits, pensions, human resources, and social security for Rome-based UN agencies.

Prior to joining the United Nations, he held senior management positions with multilateral and non-governmental organizations, managing programmes and projects funded by the European Union and the United States Agency for International Development. Nabil Gangi has travelled extensively and has led several organizational development missions in more than 25 countries throughout his professional career.