Celia Eva Beatrice Thompson, previously Koh, was born in 1976 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. She attended the Saint Joseph’s and Saint Edward’s Secondary Schools in Freetown. She holds a BA Honours in Linguistics from FBC/USL. Celia started her professional life with Spence Production, now Premier Media Ltd, and then went to work for CauseCanada. She joined the UN family in 2003. She has worked for the UN Radio in South Sudan, Foundation Hirondelle, the West Africa Regional Radio in Senegal and is presently working and living in Iraq. Celia is a proud Rotarian.