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Participatory Community Development

Maureen Gallagher

Maureen Gallagher
Maureen Gallagher

Maureen Gallagher brings more than a decade of project management experience in international relief and development to her current role as Senior Nutrition Advisor for Action Against Hunger. Her expertise spans grassroots development, disaster relief operations, participatory assessments, program design and proposal writing, and the implementation and evaluation of projects. Ms. Gallagher’s work has covered a variety of program sectors, including public health, nutrition, agriculture and natural resource management.

Nipin Gangadharan

Nipin Gangadgaran, Head of Program, East Africa
Nipin Gangadgaran, Head of Program, East Africa

Nipin Gangadharan, Action Against Hunger’s Head of Program for East Africa, oversees all aspects of ACF's humanitarian programs in Kenya, South Sudan and Uganda. Nipin has worked in both humanitarian and development contexts for a number of national and international organizations since 2003.

Muriel Calo

Muriel Calo, Food Security & Livelihoods Advisor

Muriel Calo is Action Against Hunger’s Food Security & Livelihoods Advisor. With her background and training in food policy and agriculture, Ms. Calo has a decade of domestic and international experience working on food security issues in vulnerable settings.

Cécile Basquin

Cécile Basquin, Nutrition Advisor
Cécile Basquin, Nutrition Advisor

Action Against Hunger Nutrition Advisor, Cécile Basquin, is an experienced humanitarian professional and a highly trained academic specialized in molecular and cell biology.

Nan Dale

Nan Dale, Action Against Hunger’s CEO, has had a distinguished career in international public health, child welfare and juvenile justice.

Charmaine Brett

Charmaine Brett, Head of Program, Pakistan & Nigeria
Charmaine Brett, Head of Program, Pakistan & Nigeria

Charmaine Brett, Action Against Hunger’s Head of Program for Pakistan and Nigeria, has worked for some of the world’s leading humanitarian organizations in Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Andrea Tamburini

Andrea Tamburini, Director of Operations, Action Against Hunger
Andrea Tamburini, Director of Operations, Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger’s Director of Operations, Andrea Tamburini, has served on the front lines of global humanitarian efforts for a range of NGOs and UN Agencies since 2000.

Mr. Tamburini joined Action Against Hunger in 2010 after consulting with the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and their Policy Development and Studies Branch. He also served as a visiting professor with Fordham University’s International Institute of Humanitarian Affairs.

Silke Pietzsch

Silke Pietzsch, Technical Director
Silke Pietzsch, Technical Director

Action Against Hunger’s Technical Director, Silke Pietzsch, has worked in the humanitarian and development sectors since 1998, specializing in food security & livelihoods and emergency nutrition programs.

About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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