Marina is the Resident Coordinator for the UN team in Trinidad and Tobago. She is at the helm of the multi-country office in Port-of-Spain which covers T&T, Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten, as well as the Resident Coordinator for Suriname. She took up these posts in 2018. Between 2015 and 2018, Marina served as Country Director a.i. and Deputy Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in India from 2015 to 2018. She has also held positions across the UN system in capacity building, resource mobilization, public private partnerships, and training, work which led her to Africa, Asia, and Europe. Marina joined the United Nations in 1996.