Assistant Secretary-General, Controller

Mr. Chandramouli Ramanathan

Chandramouli Ramanathan of India is Controller, Assistant Secretary-General for Programme Planning, Finance and Budget in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance. He also serves as Project Director for the Enterprise Resource Planning Project – Umoja.

Mr. Ramanathan brings to the positions nearly 40 years of executive international experience in diverse organizational settings in finance and budget, management and information technology.  He has proven experience leading complex change management initiatives, including implementation of IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards), and Umoja (the United Nations Enterprise Resource Planning solution).
Mr. Ramanathan has served as Acting Controller since September 2018, concurrently with his position as the Umoja Project Director (since 2016). He previously served as Deputy Controller, Director of Accounts Division and Chief of Service, IT Services Division. He also served as Assistant Auditor General, India (1993-1995) and Director of Accounts for the Auditor General of India (1989-1993).
Mr. Ramanathan has a Masters Degree in Economics and is a Cost Accountant.