Maryam Niamir-Fuller

Guest Lecturer

Maryam Niamir-Fuller

United States

Short Bio

Dr Maryam Niamir-Fuller is an expert on international sustainable development. She holds a PhD in Rangeland Management and has an extensive experience in the field of sustainable development. She directed the sustainable land management program of UNDP in the 2000s, as well as designing and implementing projects in many developing countries. Subsequently she directed the Global Environment Facility Unit of UNEP, where she oversaw and managed development projects in all environmental fields. Furthermore, she coordinated and lead the UNEP´s engagement in the design of the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the UN. She is currently an independent consultant.


  • PhD, Rangeland Management and Soil Sciences, University of Arizona