Secretariat

The Mission Innovation Secretariat carries out core administrative functions. These functions include providing guidance to countries for information requests, maintaining records, coordinating multilateral activities in support of MI Sub-Groups and areas of emphasis, facilitating active involvement by all MI members, and leading a variety of communications activities—from maintaining the website to publishing press releases. The Secretariat also provides support to the Steering Committee regarding evolving MI needs and opportunities, in coordination with outside experts.

Individuals serving in the Secretariat are shown below.

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Paul Durrant

Head of Secretariat

United Kingdom

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Jennie Dodson

Operations Manager

United Kingdom

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Sharon Kearney

Operations Manager and Steering Committee Chair Support

European Commission

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Lindsay Brown

Communications Manager

Canada

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Cathy Chen

Analysis & Joint Research Sub-Group Liaison

Canada

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Laura Cuesta

Ministerial Planning Team Liaison

European Commission

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Rossella Guzzo-Foliaro

Communications Manager

European Commission

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Paloma Ortega Arriaga

Support to Analysis & Tracking Progress Work Streams

Mexico

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Justina Oshun-Williams

Operations Support

United Kingdom

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Marcela Ruiz de Chavez Velez

Support to Analysis & Tracking Progress Work Streams

Mexico

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