Director of Food Security and Resilience
Ina Schønberg leads food security, resilience, and multi-sectoral nutrition-sensitive approaches, including but not limited to those engaging the WASH, social protection, and early childhood development (ECD) sectors. Ina is also involved with capacity strengthening efforts across the project to bolster and sustain multi-sectoral nutrition outcomes at all levels.
She brings more than 25 years of experience in food security, agriculture, and nutrition in development and humanitarian contexts. Most recently, she served as the director of global programs at HarvestPlus, filling senior management, headquarters operations, and research team oversight roles. She also has held various technical and partnership roles in nutrition, livelihoods, food security, and disaster risk reduction at FHI 360; University Research Corp, LLC; the International Federation of the Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies; and GAIN.
Previously, she served as the lead for the Save the Children global hunger and malnutrition portfolio, covering development and emergency programming. She also maintained a trained team of analysts for the institutional support contractor for Food for Peace. Early in her career, she worked with Citibank developing West Africa financial institutional relationships and as an internal auditor for Catholic Relief Services. Ina has professional experience in more than 50 countries, including living in Indonesia, Morocco, and Switzerland.