H.E Dr Walton Webson holds a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science in management of non-profit organizations, a post graduate diploma in Organizational development from the New School for Social Research, and a PhD in management from Case Western Reserve University. He worked for several international nongovernment organizations including: Sight Savers International of the (UK), The Caribbean council for the blind, (Antigua and Barbuda) Helen Keller International of New York and Perkins International where he worked from 1992 to 2014, and was the organization’s Director from 2011. Dr. Webson is an Antiguan diplomat. He has served as the Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York of Antigua and Barbuda since 2014. He was elected in 2017 as President of the UNICEF Executive Board for a 1 year term. He is currently the Chairman of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples also known as the Special Committee on decolonization or C-24 and was appointed by the President 72nd session of the UN General Assembly as one of the co-facilitators for the high-level meeting on tuberculosis which will take place in September 2018. Ambassador Webson is married with three children.