Action Against Hunger trucks drive through a desert in the Sahel region of West Africa.
Christophe Da Silva
Action Against Hunger, Chad

Board of Directors

Action Against Hunger’s Board of Directors set the organization’s strategic direction through a strong governance mechanism, including a fiduciary responsibility to protect assets to assure our growth and sustainability.

With our vision, mission, and values as their guide, our Directors:

  • Support our Chief Executive Officer and Executive Team to advance our work to end hunger.
  • Challenge and refine our approaches to align with our values and commitment to achieving zero hunger.
  • Identify opportunities and actively engage in resource mobilization to advance our mission.
  • Be active in or lead one or more Board committees to guide and provide recommendations to enhance our work.
  • Become our ambassadors and advocates.
  • Help achieve our annual fundraising goals.
  • Recruit, supervise, evaluate, and compensate the Chief Executive Officer.

Meet our Board of Directors

Raymond Debbane
Board Chairman
The Invus Group, LLC

Thilo Semmelbauer
Board Co-Chairman
Insight Venture Partners

Charles Owubah
Board Secretary – Chief Executive Officer
Action Against Hunger

Christophe Duthoit
Board Treasurer
Boston Consulting Group

Jean-Pierre Chesse
Bleu Capital LLC

Sylvain Desjonqueres
Groupe L’Occitane

Burton K. Haimes
Board Chairman Emeritus
Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt

Ricardo Hernández
Royalhalo

Yves-André Istel
Rothschild, Inc.

Shabrina Jiva
ghSMART

Anya Kuligina
Mulesoft

Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge
KM & Co. Inc.

Amy Schulman
Polaris Partners

Julia Sherbakov
Arcadis

Aisha Haynie Smart
Memorial Hermann Hospital System

Leslie Grant Smith
Cargill

Robert Spatt
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Karim Tabet
TAP Advisors LLC

Sandra Tamer

David Van Zandt
Invus

For more information about our Board of Directors, please reach out to Tim Staffa, Chief of Staff, at tstaffa@actionagainsthunger.org.