26-28 August 2014
Ms Kate Gilmore
Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director (Programme), United Nations Population Fund
Kate Gilmore is Deputy Executive Director (Programme) for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Assistant Secretary-General.
She has longstanding strategic leadership experience, having worked on human rights issues in government and non-government organizations. From 1986-1996, she worked on violence against women, law reform and women’s health more broadly as a senior manager at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne Australia.
From 1992-93, she was seconded to be CEO of Melbourne’s Broadmeadows Community Health Service, then Australia’s largest Community Health Service.
In 1996, Ms. Gilmore joined Amnesty International Australia as National Director and in 2000 she was appointed Executive Deputy Secretary General of Amnesty International, based in London.
Having joined UNFPA in April 2012, Ms. Gilmore – as one of two deputies to the Executive Director – carries overall responsibility for UNFPA programmes at country, regional and global levels.