Saul has more than 25 years’ experience in international nutrition. He has worked at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); as Head of the Public Health Nutrition Unit at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; as a funder at the UK Department for International Development (DFID); and at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Prior to joining GAIN, Saul oversaw a USD 200 million grant portfolio at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), including all of the organisation’s investments in combatting chronic malnutrition and anaemia.
He has more than 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals, including as one of the lead authors of the first Lancet series in 2008 on maternal and child nutrition.
Saul’s experience includes supplementation programmes in Africa and South Asia; nutrition-sensitive cash transfer schemes and agricultural development projects in Latin America, India, and Africa; and community health worker platforms in Africa and Bangladesh.