Oleg Dzioubinski is the Energy Efficiency Programme Manager at the Sustainable Energy Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in Geneva since 2008. He coordinates UNECE work on energy efficiency in industry sector and regulatory and policy dialogue on barriers to improve energy efficiency and manages projects on energy efficiency in buildings. He initiated organization of the annual International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development (originally International Energy Efficiency Forum) in 2010. His previous experience at the United Nations includes work at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs in New York on sustainable development issues, 1997-2000; at the Department of Public Information in New York on cooperation with a community of NGOs, 2000-2003; and at the UNECE Environment Division in Geneva on environmental performance reviews of the countries of South-Eastern and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, 2003-2008. Before joining the United Nations in 1997, he worked as a researcher at universities in Ukraine and the United States; as a TV journalist; and as a programme officer at US non-profit foundations in Ukraine. Oleg Dzioubinski holds Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Shipbuilding, Ukraine (1986) and Master of Arts degree in Diplomacy and International Commerce from the University of Kentucky, United States (1994).