Hans Grundberg

UN Special Envoy for Yemen, United Nations

Mr Hans Grundberg of Sweden has been appointed as UN Special Envoy for Yemen since 5 September 2021. Mr Grundberg succeeds Martin Griffiths (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland). Serving since 2019 as Ambassador of the European Union to Yemen, Mr Grundberg brings over 20 years of experience in international affairs, with focus on the Middle East. He previously headed the Gulf Division at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Stockholm. Mr Grundberg is a career diplomat, having served with both Swedish and European Union missions abroad, with postings in Cairo and Jerusalem, as well as Brussels, where he chaired the Middle East/Gulf Working Group of the European Council during the 2009 Swedish presidency of the European Union. He holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.


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