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Board of Trustees
The Trust Fund is managed by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, which as a Fund Manager,provides technical assistance to the Board of Trustees and administers the Fund.
The Board of Trustees is composed of 5 experts with relevant experience in the field of trafficking in persons. The Board is appointed by the Secretary-General to serve a three-year term.
Trust Fund Board November 2011 - November 2013:
Dr. Aleya Hammad of Egypt, Chair of the Board, Dr. Hammad is former Executive Director/Assistant Director General of the World Health Organization and Chair of the Women's Leadership Council of the United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT). She also spearheaded the Campaign to End Human Trafficking Now, and in 2009 UNODC appointed her a Goodwill Ambassador on business community action to combat human trafficking.
Dr. Saisuree Chutikul of Thailand has served as Chair of the National Subcommittee on Combating Trafficking in Children and Women of Thailand's Ministry of Social Development and Human Security since 1999. She is also a member of the National Commission on Women's Affairs and Family, and the National Commission on Children and Youth. She formulated a national Memorandum of Understanding to coordinate governmental and nongovernmental efforts to stop human trafficking, and a number of regional MOUs to foster cooperation in this area.
Mr. Nick Kinsella of the United Kingdom was a police officer for over 30 years, holding senior positions in the National Criminal Intelligence Service and Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary, including serving as CEO of the United Kingdom Human Trafficking Centre, which he founded in 2006. In 2007, he also founded a UK-based fund to support victims of human trafficking.
Ms. Virginia Murillo Herrera of Costa Rica has been dedicated to promoting human rights, in particular children rights, development and related issues such as Violence Against Children, Juvenile Justice, Child Labour, Sexual Exploitation, Migration and Trafficking for the last nineteen years. Since 1994 she has served as Executive Director of the NGO Defence for Children International, DCI Costa Rica. Ms. Herrera is a member of the International Platform on Violence against Children and Child Labour, and also sits on the Board of Trustees for the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery.
Ms. Klara Skrivankova of the Czech Republic has served as Trafficking Programme Coordinator for Anti-Slavery International. Previously she worked for the Czech branch of La Strada, the leading European network of anti-trafficking organizations since 2005. She is a member of the European Experts Group on Trafficking in Human Beings, and is a Trustee for the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery.