Board of Directors

Leadership to guide our work.

Nutrition International’s Board of Directors provides overarching guidance to our organization, ensuring we are working to achieve the goals laid out in our Strategic Plan. The unique and experienced voices of our directors – world leaders in development, global health, education and gender equality – set the course for us to meet the needs of those we exist to serve.

David de Ferranti - Board Chair

Director and head of the Washington, DC office, 3iE.

Masood Ahmed - Board Vice-Chair

President, Center for Global Development.

Joyce Banda

Former President of Malawi, and Founder, Joyce Banda Foundation International.

Suprotik Basu

Managing Partner, Helena Special Investments.

Joanne Carter

Executive Director, RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund (REF).

Timothy Evans

Inaugural Director and Associate Dean, School of Population and Global Health in the Faculty of Medicine and Associate Vice-Principal (Global Policy and Innovation), McGill University.

Shaila Khan Leekha

Co-founder and COO, Clima Investments.

Jakaya Kikwete

Former President of Tanzania, and Chairman, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Foundation, Co-Chair, World Refugee Council and Chancellor, University of Dar es Salaam.

Vivian Onano

Social entrepreneur and humanitarian.

Stanley Zlotkin

Chief of the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health and Professor of Paediatrics, Public Health Sciences and Nutrition Sciences, University of Toronto.

Tanya Trevors - Honorary Member

Director, Women’s and Children’s Health and Rights, Global Affairs Canada.

Strive Masiyiwa - Chair Emeritus

Chairman and Founder, Econet Wireless


Partners & Donors

Supporting nutrition scale-up, research and innovation.

Our work is only made possible through the generous efforts of our trusted partners and donors. Whether through financial or in-kind contributions, our donors provide the necessary resources to deliver the best possible results. From leading global facilities to community organizations, our partners bring unique skills and experiences and, when combined with our nutrition technical expertise, become a powerful force for improving nutrition in an impactful and sustainable way. Here are just some of the partners and donors we’re proud to work with:

African Development Bank

African Union

Aliko Dangote Foundation

Alliance for Anaemia Action

Big Win Philanthropy

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

ChildFund International

Comic Relief US

Conseil National de Développement de la Nutrition du Sénégal


Eleanor Crook Foundation

Engender Health

Fondation Botnar

Good Ventures Canada

Government of Canada

Government of the United Kingdom, through the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

HOPE-Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus

International Food Policy Research Institute

James Percy Foundation


Power of Nutrition

Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Secretariat

SickKids Centre for Global Child Health

Society for Women Development and Empowerment of Nigeria


Teck Resources Limited


University of California at Davis

University of Toronto

United Nations Office for Project Services

World Bank

World Food Programme

World Health Organization

World Vision

Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik (Save the Children Indonesia)

Young and Alive Initiative