Dr. Patrick Webb is engaged in research and policy guidance around the globe as Director for USAID’s Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Lab. Dr. Webb also leads the US government’s Food Aid Quality Review. Until 2005, he worked for the United Nations’ World Food Programme as Chief of Nutrition. During that time, he was a first-responder to the Asian tsunami disaster in Aceh. He was also part of the MDG Hunger Task Force reporting to Secretary General Kofi Annan, and a member of the steering committee of the UN’s Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN). Dr. Webb’s expertise lies in food policy analysis, agriculture systems, international nutrition programming, and emergency relief. He currently serves as senior adviser to the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, as member of the Independent Science and Partnership Council of the Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research, and a member of the World Health Organization/UNICEF Technical Expert Advisory committee on nutrition monitoring. He is an Honorary Professor at Hohenheim University (Stuttgart, Germany), and has a faculty position by courtesy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University).