Linda Maguire

Panama |  Deputy Regional Director, United Nations Development Programme


Linda Maguire is deputy regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the UNDP. Prior this appointment, Maguire was serving as the UNDP resident representative of Panama and Supervisor of the UNDP Regional Hub. She was UN resident coordinator and UNDP resident representative in Paraguay and worked with RBA as a chief of country support and then as chief of the country oversight team. She served as a senior policy advisor for the Democratic Governance Group, based in the UNDP Office in Mexico and before this as a policy advisor for the Democratic Governance Group of BDP. From 2001 to 2003, she was an evaluation specialist with UNDP’s Evaluation Office in New York. She served as advisor and special assistant to the director in the Management Development and Governance Division, with BDP in New York. Maguire holds a master’s degree of law and diplomacy and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Tufts University.

Maguire was an event speaker at the Dialogue.