Henrietta Fore, UNICEF executive director. Photo by: Violaine Martin / U.N. Geneva / CC BY-NC-ND

NEW YORK — Henrietta Fore’s career has taken her from the boardrooms of major multinational corporations to the front office of the world’s largest bilateral development agency, and now to the top spot at one of the most recognizable humanitarian brands on the planet.

The executive director of UNICEF sat down with Devex Editor-in-chief Raj Kumar for an interview about the state of humanitarian and development funding, the prospects for results-based financing, the untapped potential of digital identification, and United Nations reform.

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    Raj Kumar

    Raj Kumar is the Founding President and Editor-in-Chief at Devex, the media platform for the global development community. He is a media leader and former humanitarian council chair for the World Economic Forum and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His work has led him to more than 50 countries, where he has had the honor to meet many of the aid workers and development professionals who make up the Devex community. He is the author of the book "The Business of Changing the World," a go-to primer on the ideas, people, and technology disrupting the aid industry.