Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
Marc Van Ameringen is executive director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). Under his leadership since 2005, GAIN has become a leading player globally in efforts to end hunger and malnutrition. In 2014, Van Ameringen was awarded World Food Programme’s Hunger Hero Award, and in 2010 Hellen Keller International’s Visionary Award. He is a member of the GSK / Save the Children R&D Advisory Board and the Nutrition Advisory Board of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In 2009, he was nominated vice chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Nutrition.