The SUN Movement Lead Group, appointed by the UN Secretary-General, has the overall responsibility for the Movement’s progress towards achieving its objectives.

The Lead Group includes leaders in government, business, civil society and the United Nations’ system and ensures the alignment of all actors with the Movement’s Principles of Engagement. It aims to preserve the Movement's unique country driven character while being active advocates for better nutrition outcomes globally.

Members of the SUN Movement Lead Group

Image
Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina

Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina

President
office African Development Bank (AfDB)
Image
Manal Al Alem

Manal Al Alem

Chef
Image
Reem Ebrahim Al-Hashimy

Reem Ebrahim Al-Hashimy

Cabinet Member and Minister of State for International Cooperation, United Arab Emirates
Image
Inger Ashing

Inger Ashing

CEO
office Save the Children International
Image
Cherrie Atilano

Cherrie Atilano

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
office Agrea Agricultural Systems International Inc.
Image
Alicia Bárcena

Alicia Bárcena Ibarra

Executive Secretary
office Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Image
David Beasley

David Beasley

Executive Director
office World Food Programme (WFP)
Image
Martin Chungong

Martin Chungong

Secretary General
office Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
Image
Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote

Chairman and CEO
office Dangote Group
Image
Annette Dixon

Annette Dixon

Vice President, Human Resources
office World Bank
Image
Daniel Kablan Duncan

Daniel Kablan Duncan

Former Vice President
office Government of Côte d'Ivoire
Image
Chris Elias

Chris Elias

President of Global Development
office Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Image
Shenggen Fan

Shenggen Fan

Chair Professor
office China Agricultural University
Image
Karina Gould

Karina Gould

Minister of International Development
office Government of Canada
Image
Sophie Healy-Thow

Sophie Healy-Thow

Youth Leader
Image
Jakaya Kikwete

Jakaya Kikwete

Former President of Tanzania
office Kikwete Foundation
Image
Shinichi Kitaoka

Shinichi Kitaoka

President
office Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Image
Monica Katebe Musonda

Monica Katebe Musonda

Founder and CEO
office Java Foods
Image
David Nabarro

David Nabarro

Strategic Director
office 4SD
Image
Sania Nishtar

Sania Nishtar

Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety and Founder and President
office Heartfile Foundation
Image
Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko

Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko

Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture
office African Union Commission (AUC)
Image
Inia Seruiratu

Inia Seruiratu

Minister for Defense and Foreign Affairs, Fiji
Image
Feike Sijbesma

Feike Sijbesma

Honorary Chairman
office Royal Dutch DSM
Image
Gunhild Anker Stordalen

Gunhild Anker Stordalen

Founder and Executive Chair
office EAT
Image
Jutta Urpilainen

Jutta Urpilainen

Commissioner for International Partnerships
office European Union
Image
Gerda Verburg

Gerda Verburg

SUN Coordinator and UN Assistant Secretary General
office Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement

Lead Group Governance

The SUN Movement Lead Group is governed by the Terms of Reference (TOR). The TOR outlines the purpose of the SUN Movement Lead Group, its role and responsibilities, reporting and accountability as well as its ways of working including.

Meeting records

Meeting Date Meeting document
SUN Movement Lead Group Meeting 15 November 2021
Meeting documents
description
Summary Note
SUN Movement Lead Group decision on the renewal of the SUN Movement Executive Committee 29 September 2021
Meeting documents
description
Confirmed excom composition
SUN Movement Lead Group Meeting 24 June 2021
Meeting documents
description
Summary note
SUN Movement Lead Group Meeting 07 December 2020
Meeting documents
description
Minutes and notes
description
Summary note
SUN Movement Lead Group Meeting 24 September 2019
Meeting documents
description
Final outcome

Previous Lead Group composition

The SUN Movement Lead Group was instituted in 2012. Appointed by the UN Secretary-General, the Lead Group includes high-level leaders from government, business, civil society and the United Nations’ system. Lead Group members serve for a period of two and a half years - membership can be renewed.

 

Related articles