Peter Sutherland KCMG

Biography

 

Peter Sutherland was appointed Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations on International Migration and Development on 23 January 2006. In his public career he has been Attorney General of Ireland, a European Commissioner and Director General of GATT and the WTO. He has been Chairman of the European Institute of Public Administration and chaired The Report on the functioning of the Internal Market (1992) for the European Union. He also chaired the Advisory Board on the Future of the WTO. He was a member of the Commission on Human Security. He is currently Chairman of Goldman Sachs International and was Chairman of BP p.l.c. (1997-2009). He has received numerous national decorations and honorary degrees for his work on regional and global interdependence.
   
See also Press Release SG/A/976, BIO/3735