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Saskia de Pee

Jefa, Análisis y Investigación sobre Alimentos y Nutrición, División de Nutrición, Programa Mundial de Alimentos de las Naciones Unidas

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Saskia de Pee is Chief Analytics & Science for Food & Nutrition at the Nutrition Division of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). She is also Adjunct Associate Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston. She has worked in public health nutrition for more than 25 years, focusing on science as well as practical applications, policies and strategies. Her areas of expertise include food and nutrient security, diet & climate, micronutrients, fortification, nutrition in the context of social protection, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis. The practical application of nutrition science, at the interface with disciplines such as food technology, anthropology and economics, and in collaboration with stakeholders from government, private sector, donors and academia, to achieve sustainable solutions is her passion. Prior to joining WFP in 2007 she worked for Helen Keller International in the Asia Pacific region for 10 years. She has co-authored more than 150 scientific publications and holds a PhD in Human Nutrition from Wageningen University, the Netherlands.