Saul Morris

Director of Programme Services

Saul joined GAIN after three years at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), where he oversaw a USD 200 million grant portfolio, including all of the organisation’s investments in combating chronic malnutrition and anaemia. He has more than twenty-five years’ experience in international nutrition, having worked in research at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and as Head of the Public Health Nutrition Unit at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and as a funder at the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).

He has more than eighty publications in peer-reviewed journals, including as one of the lead authors of the first Lancet series in 2008 on maternal and child nutrition. He has worked intensively with partners to implement vitamin A, zinc, and supplementation programmes in Africa and South Asia; nutrition-sensitive conditional cash transfer schemes and agricultural development projects in Latin America, India, and Africa, and community health worker platforms in Africa and Bangladesh.