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

Maria Andrade
Country Manager
International Potato Center

Clayton Ajello
Senior Advisor
Vitamin Angels Alliance

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

Emorn Udomkesmalee
Senior Advisor
Institute of Nutrition
Mahidol University
Nakhon Pathom


Dr. Saskia Osendarp, Executive Director

Susanne Ure, Global Conference Manager

Hillary Chen, Advisor

Reed Atkin, Advisor