Saul Guerrero, Director of Technical Expertise and Research
As Director of Technical Expertise and Research, Saul Guerrero oversees Action Against Hunger USA's technical and research strategies and supports country programs as they implement lessons learned through research and apply technical policies and practices. He also manages a team of expert technical advisors specializing in nutrition and health; food security and livelihoods; water, sanitation and hygiene; resilience and disaster risk management; cash and markets; and social behavior change.
In 2015, Mr. Guerrero co-founded the No Wasted Lives initiative, a collaboration between UNICEF, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, ECHO, the UK’s Department for International Development and Action Against Hunger to accelerate the scale up of treatment for acute malnutrition.
Mr. Guerrero has previously served as Director of International Nutrition Initiatives at Action Against Hunger USA and Director of Nutrition at Action Against Hunger UK. Prior to joining Action Against Hunger, he worked for Valid International supporting UN agencies, NGOs and national governments in the design, implementation and evaluation of community-based management of acute malnutrition interventions in over 16 countries in Africa and Asia. In 2012, he created the Coverage Monitoring Network (CMN), an inter-agency initiative to evaluate the reach of nutrition services worldwide.
Mr. Guerrero holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Anthropology from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and a Master's of Science degree in Humanitarian Assistance from University Collele Dublin in Ireland.
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.