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Uday Dayal, Administration Division

Mr. Uday DAYAL assumed the post of the Director of the Division of Administration at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) on 25 August 2022.

Mr. Dayal brings to the Provisional Technical Secretariat (PTS) extensive experience in administration,  budget and finance, and advisory functions,  from within the United Nations system, the Government of Canada, and the private sector. This has included diverse work geographically including positions in headquarters, regional bureau, and field offices.

Prior to appointment, Mr. Dayal served as the Regional Controller of the East and Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes Region at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Nairobi, Kenya.  From 2017 to 2021, he was Head of Budget and Finance at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague, the Netherlands. Prior to these appointments, Mr. Dayal served with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Beirut, Lebanon and with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria in budget and finance related capacities.  He has also worked with other regional and international organizations including the International Organization for Migration (IOM), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), United Nations Chief Executives Board for Coordination (UN-CEB), and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Mr. Dayal is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting) from the University of Ottawa, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.