Press release

New Country Director for the ILO Office in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Ms Simrin Singh has officially taken over as the new Country Director for the ILO Country Office for the Sri Lanka and the Maldives on 1st April 2017.

Press release | 01 April 2017
MMs Simrin Singh, Country Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives
Ms Singh, who is a national of the United States of America, has been an ILO staff member since the year 2000. Since then, she has held various positions in different ILO Offices as well as at ILO headquarters in Geneva. Her most recent post at the ILO, held between 2008 and 2017, was as Senior Specialist on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work based in the ILO Regional Office for Asia and Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

Ms Singh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology and Sociology from Connecticut College in the USA and a Master’s Degree in International Development Studies from The George Washington University, USA.