Shaun Hughes

Shaun Hughes

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Shaun Hughes MBE recently joined the WFP Kenya office as Head of Analysis, Trends and Innovation, having recently completed a 2 year assignment as WFP’s Head of Programmes in South Sudan.

Prior to WFP, Shaun spent 12 years as a Humanitarian Advisor in the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with long-term postings in Zimbabwe, Sudan and Ethiopia and surge responses several other countries.

Shaun has a focus on emergency response and building resilience in protracted food and nutrition crises. In WFP Kenya he is leading efforts to develop and model effective cash transfer modalities for refugees, smallholder farmers and people affected by disasters with a view integrating and improving government led systems.