Rahul Sur is Chief of the Peacekeeping Evaluation Section in the Inspection and Evaluation Division of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (IED/OIOS) at United Nations. He primarily oversees the evaluation of UN peacekeeping missions and has served the United Nations since 1997 in a number of oversight related fields including investigations surrounding misconduct, fraud and corruption. From 2006 to 2009, he worked with the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Haiti (MINUSAH) as the Chief of the Conduct and Discipline Team. He led efforts to prevent sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of the local population by UN personnel. He also served with the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) from 1999-2000 where he established the UN’s first peacekeeping-based investigation mechanism. During his UN career, he has conducted investigations, audits and evaluations in many peacekeeping missions and offices including Liberia, Sierra Leone, Angola, Nigeria, Guinea-Conakry, Kenya, Uganda, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, South Africa, Panama, and Brazil.
Rahul holds a Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and was a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. He also has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in history from St. Stephen’s College at the University of Delhi.