Anh Nguyen is the Chief of Mission for IOM Ukraine since 2019.
Previously he headed IOM’s Migrant Protection and Assistance Division in Geneva where he was responsible for overseeing IOM's global approach to migrant protection and assistance which include programing on IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) and Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants (AVM). Before to this, Anh was the Senior Regional Migrant Assistance Specialist with the IOM Regional Office for South-Eastern, Eastern Europe and Central Asia where he had policy oversight in programing related to migrant protection and assistance. While posted in Ukraine until 2011, as the IOM Deputy Chief of Mission and Senior Programme Coordinator, he managed IOM’s largest counter human trafficking programme and was instrumental in advancing the current IOM approach to combating human trafficking including work within the labour supply chains.
Prior to joining IOM, Anh worked in private sector where he held director level positions for Pacific Gas and Electric Company based in California, USA and Altitude Software based in Lisbon, Portugal.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.