caroline wilkimson

Caroline Wilkinson

Nutritionist (ICRC) and SUN Movement Executive Committee member (Humanitarian Expert)
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
United Kingdom


Caroline Wilkinson is a Nutritionist with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva. After graduating with a master’s in Human Nutrition and Metabolism from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, Caroline started her career in Humanitarian Nutrition in 1995. Working as a Nutritionist and nutrition coordinator in Sierra Leone, Sudan, Somalia, Guinea, DRC, Kosovo and Tajikistan with Action Contre la Faim (ACF) she then joined ACF HQ in Paris. In 2009, Caroline joined UNHCR in Geneva as senior nutrition officer where she was until 2020 when she took on the role of Nutritionist with the ICRC.

During these years, Caroline has mainly specialized in Nutrition in Emergency and post-crisis situations across the world. She has specific interests in Infant and Young Child Feeding, Nutrition Surveys and Assessments, Anaemia and Micronutrient deficiencies and Multisectoral programming including the social determinants of malnutrition and linkages with Mental health and Psychosocial issues and along with other collaborators has published several articles on these subjects. Caroline has also been an active member of various nutrition groups including, Chair of the UN SCN Nutrition in Emergencies working group 2004 – 2009, IFE Core Group Member 2007 – 2020 and member of the Strategic Advisory Group of the Global Nutrition Cluster 2015 – 2020.