New members of the Global Nutrition Report’s Independent Expert Group announced

The Stakeholder Group for the Global Nutrition Report (GNR) is delighted to announce the newly appointed members of the GNR’s Independent Expert Group (IEG). The IEG's members were selected to bring the right mix of expertise and fresh perspectives to the GNR in 2018 and beyond. The IEG as a whole represents individual members’ expertise in research, programming, data and advocacy for all forms of malnutrition.

Corinna HawkesJessica Fanzo and Emorn Udomkesmalee continue to serve as Co-Chairs of the group and are joined by:

Anushree Shiroor, Senior Policy Advocacy Officer (Nutrition) at RESULTS UK

Ashkan Afshin, Assistant Professor (Global Health) at University of Washington

Camila Corvalán, Assistant Professor, Obesity and chronic diseases at the Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de los Alimentos department of the University of Chile

Carmel Dolan, Technical Director at the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN)

Chika Hayashi, Senior Advisor, Monitoring and Statistics at UNICEF

Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist at NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

Dominic Schofield, President, GAIN Canada and Senior Technical Advisor of Policy and Programs at GAIN

Jane Battersby, Senior Researcher at the University of Cape Town

John McArthur, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution and Senior Advisor, UN Foundation

Jorge Fonseca, Programme Adviser, at the Food and Agriculture Organization

Kevin Chen, Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute

Laurence Grummer-Strawn, Technical Officer at the World Health Organization

Lorena Allemendi, Director of Politics of Nutrition at Fundación Interamericana del Corazón Argentina

Mariachiara Di Cesare, Senior Lecturer in Public Health at Middlesex University London

Obey Assery, Director of Coordination of Government Business at the Government of Tanzania

Phillip Baker, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Deakin University, Australia

Zulfiqar Bhutta, Co-Director, Director of Research at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Aga Khan University

The IEG is responsible for the content, data and analysis of the report, is accountable for the quality and independence of its conclusions, and is answerable to the Stakeholder Group.

Find out more about the IEG and its members.

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