Speakers

Miguel Alvarez
Miguel Alvarez

Officer in Charge, Peacekeeping Procurement Section, Procurement Division

United Nations


Mr. Alvarez is in charge of procurement for a wide range of commodities in support of the Field Missions of the United Nations, including fuel, food rations for peacekeepers, medical and security equipment, as well as other supplies, in an annual aggregate volume of around 1 billion US dollars. Prior to joining the United Nations in 2010, Mr. Alvarez worked in sourcing and distribution departments of Alstom Wind and Hewlett-Packard. Mr. Alvarez earned a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Navarra in his natal Spain and currently resides in New York City.