Chris Devillers - Deputy Permanent Representative to the AU, IGAD and UNECA

Chris Devillers is the Deputy Permanent Representative to the African Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

His portfolio covers multilateral and regional dossiers, mainly peacekeeping, (geo)political and security developments in Africa, as well as climate change and the continental free trade agreement.

Chris Devillers arrived in Addis Ababa in July 2018.

Mr. Devillers joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2000. His previous postings include the Ministry’s European Integration Department and the Strategic Policy Planning Unit, the Netherlands Embassy in Rome and the King’s Office.