McDade (Canada) is the Manager of the Sustainable Energy Programme
in UNDP, based in New York. Since 1996 she has worked on the
definition of UNDP's overall programme approach and policy
framework linking energy activities to sustainable development
as reflected in corporate publications as well as country level
programme activities. From 1990-1996 Ms. McDade worked in UNDP
country offices in Guatemala and China managing capacity building
activities in the social sectors, and in energy and environment.
Ms. McDade is a development economist with a Masters of Development
Studies in Economic Policy and Planning from the Institute
of Social Studies in the Netherlands and is a Canadian citizen.