Karla is the UN Resident Coordinator for Bhutan, bringing more than 30 years of experience in development coordination, international relations, resourcea mobilization, change management and humanitarian affairs, which she has acquired at the United Nations and externally, to the position. At the United Nations, she most recently served as the Representative and Country Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) in Liberia. She also held other senior-level representational roles, including United Nations Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Serbia and Lesotho.