Marcy Vigoda was appointed Chief of OCHA’s Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Branch in January 2014. She leads the development of OCHA's partnership-and-inclusivity agenda, working to build and sustain strong relationships with Member States, regional organizations and the private sector to ensure all appropriate resources help to meet people’s needs in emergencies.
Ms. Vigoda has held senior positions with CARE International in Asia, Africa and Latin America, and most recently with CARE International in Geneva as Deputy Secretary-General.
She has worked in international development since 1989 in many countries in a range of senior managerial, programmatic and advisory positions, including Country Director, Program Director and Gender Adviser. She has extensive management and leadership experience, and she has led and supported many private-sector, civil-society and Government partnerships.
Ms. Vigoda graduated from the University of Toronto, Canada, with a Master’s Degree in Political Science. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Canada’s McGill University.