Deborah Landey Deputy Executive Director Deborah Landey was appointed Deputy Executive Director of UNAIDS in May 2005. In this position, she plays a key strategic role in supporting the Executive Director in leading the senior management of the UNAIDS Secretariat, and overseeing both the programme and administrative operations of UNAIDS, as well as UNAIDS' relationships with a broad range of international partners within and beyond the United Nations system. Ms Landey first joined the United Nations in 1978, serving in many capacities, including as UN Resident Coordinator to Botswana from 1995 to 1997, Director of UNDP's Office of Human Resources, Bureau of Management, and as Deputy Assistant Administrator of UNDP's Bureau of Management from 2001 to 2003. She became UN Resident Coordinator to the Philippines in 2003. Ms Landey is a Canadian national and has a Masters of Arts degree in International Affairs from the School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Canada, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of London.