The Micronutrient Forum benefits from the leadership, guiding hand and dedication of extraordinary professionals, who championed the revival of the Forum, and now oversee the implementation of the strategic plan and the delivery of the biennial global conference.
The Forum is a consultative group of experts in food and nutrition with particular expertise in micronutrients, from academia and diverse normative, policy, and implementing organizations around the world. The Board of Trustees oversees the Secretariat.
International Board of Trustees
Howarth Bouis, HarvestPlus (Chair), International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
Lynnette Neufeld (Past Chair), Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Geneva, Switzerland
Luz Maria De-Regil, Vice-President, Global Technical Services/Chief Technical Advisor, Nutrition International, Ottawa, Canada
Lindsay Allen, Director, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Western Human Nutrition Research Center
Kenneth Brown, Senior Fellow, Nutrition | Global Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA, USA
Klaus Kraemer, Director, Sight and Life, Basel, Switzerland
Katharine Kreis, Director of Strategic Initiatives for International Development, PATH
Roland Kupka, United Nations Children’s Fund, Dakar, Senegal and Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Daniel Raiten , Endocrinology, Nutrition, and Growth Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Emorn Udomkesmalee, Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
Dr. Saskia Osendarp, Executive Director
Susanne Ure, Communications