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MR. MIGUEL PANADERO
SENIOR PROGRAMME MANAGER, KNOWLEDGE CENTRE FOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
DR. UGO CARUSO
LEARNING PORTFOLIO MANAGER, KNOWLEDGE CENTRE FOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
MS. MANUELA CARBONE
PROGRAMME ASSISTANT, KNOWLEDGE CENTRE FOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Manuela Carbone joined the UNSSC in November 2004, where she works as a Programme Assistant.
Manuela supported almost all of the Programme teams, starting with the former Resident Coordinator System Support Team (RCS), which then became the UN Coherence, Development, Gender & Human Right Team. She then moved to the Leadership Team, the Management Development Programme Team and is now part of the Knowledge Centre for Leadership and Management.
Manuela has organized and supported hundreds of workshops for the UN staff at all levels, including the Secretary General’s Retreats held in Turin.
Manuela has been administering the Belbin Team Role exercise since 2005, when the UNSSC RCS Team’s mandate supported dozens of UN Country Teams every year until she eventually took her Belbin accreditation with merit in 2014.
She also became a certified ICF executive coach in 2016.
Manuela is also a professional translator and graduated from the Ecole de Traduction et d'Interprétation at Geneva University and later of from the SSLMT (Scuola di Lingue e Letterature, Traduzione e Interpretazione) at Bologna University. Before joining the UN, she worked as a freelance translator in various fields such as law, sciences, automotive and literary translation for Italian publishers in the areas of philosophy and history.
DR. XUN MA (FRANK)
ASSOCIATE FELLOW, KNOWLEDGE CENTRE FOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
INTERN, KNOWLEDGE CENTRE FOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Sofia Exarchou is an intern at the Knowledge Centre for Leadership and Management of the UNSSC and a master’s student in Learning, Communication and Informatics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She also holds a master’s degree in International and Comparative Education from Stockholm’s University and a bachelor's degree in Education from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. While in her Bachelor’s, she also studied at Uppsala University as an exchange student for one semester. Sofia has worked as a teacher and study counsellor for more than four years and has cooperated with several NGOs in different design projects.