Our Board

GFN's Board of Directors brings expertise from across sectors and geographies and plays an essential role in advising our strategy to alleviate hunger and reduce food loss and waste.
Carol Criner, Board President
Vice President, Strategic Accounts
HCL Technologies
USA
Sachin Gupta, Board Vice Chair
Head of Global Portfolio Management Desk
PIMCO
USA
Tom Arnold
Chair
EU Commission's High Level Expert Group to assess the Need for an International Platform for Food Systems Science (IPFSS)
IRELAND
Carol Bellamy
Former Executive Director
UNICEF
USA
Shenggen Fan, Ph.D.
Chair Professor, College of Economics and Management 
China Agricultural University (CAU)
CHINA
Joseph Gitler
Founder and Chairman
Leket Israel
ISRAEL
Brian Greene
President and Chief Executive Officer
Houston Food Bank
USA
Paul Henrys
Chief Financial Officer
Feeding America
USA
Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg
Executive-in-Residence
Schmidt Futures
KENYA
Xavier Lazo Guererro 
Ambassador 
Poverty Stoplight Ecuador
ECUADOR
Gonzalo Muñoz 
Co-Founder 
TriCiclos and Sistema B
CHILE
Fatma Samoura 
Secretary General 
FIFA
SENEGAL
Christine Sheehan
Director, Thought Leader Network
Gallup
USA
Jacques Vandenschrik
President
European Food Banks Federation
BELGIUM
Kumiko Watanabe 
Partner, Global Client Services 
Grant Thornton
USA
Allen J. Ginsburg, General Counsel
Partner
DLA Piper, LLP
USA
Meet Our Staff