Stuart Gillespie is a Senior Research Fellow with the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), CEO of the Transform Nutrition Research Program Consortium, Research Director of the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) consortium, and leader of the SPEAR flagship (Supporting Policies, Programs and Enabling Action through Research) of the Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) research program.
He has a PhD in Human Nutrition from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (1988). Prior to joining IFPRI in 1999, he worked with UNICEF, World Bank, WFP, FAO, WHO, UNSCN, ADB, Micronutrient Initiative and other agencies on nutrition policy analysis and program support. With IFPRI he initiated the Regional Network on AIDS, Livelihoods and Food Security (RENEWAL), the CGIAR’s Agriculture and Health Research Platform (AHRP), the TANDI project and Stories of Change in Nutrition.
He has over 160 publications, including 9 books, 14 monographs and 21 book chapters.