The Representative of the Secretary-General

The Representative of the Secretary-General (RSG), Ms. Carol Boykin, reports directly to the Secretary-General. The Secretary-General was entrusted with fiduciary responsibility for investment of the assets of the UNJSPF, in accordance with Article 19 of the Regulations of the Fund. The Secretary-General has delegated responsibility relating to the investment of the assets of the UNJSPF to the RSG. The RSG is supported by the staff of the Investment Management Division, and she is advised by an Investments Committee. Additional resources include consultants and nondiscretionary advisors.

The majority of the UNJSPF assets are managed internally, and all of the assets of the UNUEF are managed externally. The RSG represents the Secretary-General on all matters involving the fiduciary duties of the Secretary-General relating to the investment of the assets of the UNJSPF and the UNUEF.

The RSG represents the Secretary–General on UNJSPF investment matters at meetings of the Investments Committee, the Pension Board, the ACABQ and the General Assembly. The RSG represents the Secretary–General on UNUEF investment matters at meetings with UNU staff and meetings with the Council of the United Nations University.

 

Carol Boykin, Representative of the Secretary-General at the opeing bell of iShares at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), April 22, 2015