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Dr Greg Munro

Dr Greg Munro

Director @ Cities Alliance - PNOC

Bio

Dr Greg Munro is the Director of Cities Alliance, a partnership hosted by UNOPS, which seeks to address the challenges of urban poverty and informality, particularly in secondary cities. Based in Brussels, Cities Alliance works globally as well as through country programmes. Dr Greg Munro has a background in Public Health, local government, and has wide international development experience having worked as a senior local government official in South Africa, as a long-term consultant to a World Bank project supporting three large Global Fund programmes in Lesotho, and based in Kenya, leading capacity development for government and civil society across multiple countries in Eastern and Southern Africa within the UNAIDS technical support facility. He subsequently joined the international NGO sector where he led capacity development for civil society across 40 countries and managed significant global development contracts, supporting some of the most marginalised and vulnerable sectors of society. Before joining Cities Alliance in 2021, he served the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) in London as Secretary-General, supporting local democracy and decentralisation in the 54 Commonwealth nations.