Partnership Council


Jay Naidoo

Chair, GAIN Board



Dr Kaosar Afsana

Director of BRAC Health Programme, James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

H.E. Mohamed Haji Al Khoori

Executive Director of KBZF, UAE

Keith Bezanson

Independent consultant and former Director of the Institute of Development Studies

Zulfiqar Bhutta

Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan

Martin Bloem

Chief, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS Policy Unit, WFP, Italy

Faizel Ismail

Advisor to the South African Department of Trade and Industry on Trade and Economic Development

Dr. Wolfgang Jamann

Secretary General and Chairperson of Welthungerhilfe and Executive Director of Stiftung Deutsche Welthungerhilfe

Manoj Kumar

CEO, Naandi Foundation, India

Ibrahim Mayaki

Chief Executive Officer, NEPAD, South Africa

David Nabarro

Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Food Security and Nutrition and Coordinator of the High Level Task Force for the Global Food Security Crisis

Werner Schultink

Chief of Nutrition, UNICEF 

Kathy Spahn

President and CEO, Helen Keller International, USA

Lucy Martinez Sullivan

Executive Director of 1,000 Days

Stephan Tanda

Managing Board, Royal DSM, The Netherlands

Pierre van Hedel

CEO Rabobank Foundation, The Netherlands

Emorn Udomkesmalee

Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand


Ex-Officio members

Marc Van Ameringen

Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland

Joachim von Braun

Vice Chair of the GAIN Board, Director, Center for Development Research (ZEF Bonn)

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