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Rolf Traeger, Chief of the Least Developed Countries Section of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Rolf Traeger is Chief of the Least Developed Countries Section of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and he coordinates the research and writing of the flagship publication The Least Developed Countries Report. Based on his research work, he undertakes capacity-building and training activities for policymakers and researchers. He has worked at the United Nations for almost 30 years. He holds a PhD in economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and an MSE from the University of Lausanne (both in Switzerland), and a BA in economics from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in São Paulo (Brazil).

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