Lawrence Haddad is Executive Director at GAIN, Co-Founder of the Global Nutrition Report, and World Food Prize Laureate 2018.


From 1994-2004, Lawrence was Director of the Food Consumption and Nutrition Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).


Between 2004-2014, Lawrence was the Director of the Institute of Development Studies. During this time, he was also the UK representative on the Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts of the UN Committee on World Food Security (2009-2010), and the President of the UK and Ireland’s Development Studies Association (2010-2012).


An economist, Lawrence completed his PhD in Food Research at Stanford University in 1988.

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