Stiell new UNFCCC official

Simon Stiell has been appointed as the new Executive Secretary of the UnitedNations Climate Change Secretariat based in Bonn, Germany.

Stiell has served as a senior minister in the Government of Grenada from March 2013 to June 2022 holding the portfolios of Minister for Climate Resilience and the Environment for five years.

He also served as Grenada’s Minister for Education and Human Resource Development, Minister of State with responsibility for Human Resource Development and the Environment, and as a junior minister within the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment.

Prior to his return to Grenada, Stiell had a successful career spanning 14 years within the technology sector, holding senior executive positions in a number of industry leading companies, from Silicon Valley based technology start-ups, to major corporations including Nokia and GEC.

He originally trained as an engineer and holds an MBA from the University of Westminster in the UK.