Marco Roncarati

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Social Development Division – Social Affairs Officer, UNESCAP


Originally from London, he is married with a son and two daughters. Following 20 years of studying, travelling and researching, he happily settled down to family life and putting into practice many of the things he learnt, especially concerning health promotion. With five degrees from the University of London, covering anthropology, business, development studies, economics, psychology and sociology, he has lectured at various international universities and continues to enjoy exchanging knowledge. He also engages in various health and education initiatives, especially to support disadvantaged children and youth on a voluntary basis. Since 2005 he has been in Bangkok working at United Nations ESCAP as the focal point on youth. He mainly deals with socioeconomic issues, in particular ones pertinent to smoothing the school-to-work transition, and promoting health and development, while advocating for good governance especially in the context of improving equity and sustainability.