Ty Beal

Research Advisor, Knowledge Leadership

Ty Beal is based in Washington DC as a Research Advisor on the Knowledge Leadership team at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). In this role, he supports programmes, research, evaluation, and dissemination of knowledge to stakeholders.

He has extensive experience examining sustainable food systems, diet quality, food affordability, food supplies, micronutrient deficiencies, child growth and development, noncommunicable diseases, and global health. He obtained a PhD in Geography with emphasis in Global Nutrition from the University of California, Davis, where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.