Leadership

Executive Team

Dr. Charles Owubah, Chief Executive Officer

Charles Owubah joined Action Against Hunger as its Chief Executive Officer in May 2019. Read more »

Senior Management

Richard Haselwood
Director of Operations

Hajir Maalim
Regional Director, Horn & East Africa

Kim Pucci
Director of External Relations

Eveline Tavares
Director of Human Resources

Board of Directors

Raymond Debbane
Chairman
The Invus Group, LLC

Thilo Semmelbauer
Co-Chairman
Insight Venture Partners

Jean-Louis Galliot
Treasurer

Charles Owubah
Secretary – Chief Executive Officer 
Action Against Hunger

Sylvain Desjonqueres
Groupe L’Occitane

Christophe Duthoit 
Boston Consulting Group

Sabina Fila
LCSW

Burton K. Haimes
Chairman Emeritus
Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt

Yves-André Istel
Rothschild, Inc.

Shabrina Jiva
ghSMART

Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge
KM & Co. Inc.

Paul Ofman
RHR International

Karim Tabet
TAP Advisors LLC

Sandra Tamer

David Van Zandt
The New School

Kara Young
Hair Rules

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

Alice Stock
Pryor Cashman LLP

Roger Thurow
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs  

Wendy C. Weiler
Weiler Partners  

Melanie Weitzner
Lion & Lamb Communications

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Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.