Leadership

Executive Team

Dr. Charles Owubah, Chief Executive Officer

Eric Bebernitz
Director, External Relations

Gary Camus
Chief Financial Officer

Mare Fort 
Director, People & Strategy

Hajir Maalim
Regional Director, East Africa

Suzanne Rexing
Senior Director, Impact & Resource Mobilization

Board of Directors

Raymond Debbane
Chairman
The Invus Group, LLC

Thilo Semmelbauer
Co-Chairman
Insight Venture Partners

Charles Owubah
Secretary – Chief Executive Officer 
Action Against Hunger

Christophe Duthoit 
Treasurer
Boston Consulting Group

Jean-Pierre Chesse
Bleu Capital LLC

Sylvain Desjonqueres
Groupe L’Occitane

Burton K. Haimes
Chairman Emeritus
Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt

Yves-André Istel
Rothschild, Inc.

Shabrina Jiva
ghSMART

Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge
KM & Co. Inc.

Amy Schulman
Polaris Partners

Karim Tabet
TAP Advisors LLC

Sandra Tamer

David Van Zandt
Invus

Advisory Council

Joseph Audi
InterAudi Bank

Alan Batt
Battman Studios

Olivier Cassegrain
Longchamp

Robert de Rothschild
Rothschild, Inc.

Kaïssa Doumbè-Moulongo 
Singer 

Catherine Dumait-Harper

Lynn Frailey
Spiral Creative Productions

Louise Harrison
Lion & Lamb Communications

Peggy Kerry
US Mission to the UN

Marla Mayer

Anne Lim O’Brien

Daniel Py

Maciek Schejbal 
Musician, Producer, Educator

Cara Seymour
Actor

Rick Smilow
The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE)

Guy Sorman

Roger Thurow
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs  

Wendy C. Weiler
Weiler Partners  

Melanie Weitzner
Lion & Lamb Communications

Nina Zagat
Zagat

Tim Zagat
Zagat

Action Against Hunger is leading a global movement to end hunger in our lifetimes. It innovates solutions, advocate for change, and reach 25 million people every year with proven hunger prevention and treatment programs. As a nonprofit that works across 50 countries, its 8,300 dedicated staff members partner with communities to address the root causes of hunger, including climate change, conflict, inequity, and emergencies. It strives to create a world free from hunger, for everyone, for good.