Dr. Regina Moench-Pfanner

CEO and Founder
ibn360 Pte Ltd

Regina Moench-Pfanner is an international nutrition specialist with more than 30 years’ experience in the nutrition and health sector. She has and continues to serve as Advisor to governments, NGOs, the food industry and media on areas relating to food fortification, nutrition program interventions, and the complex dual burden of under-nutrition and obesity. Previously, she held regional and country roles with leading NGOs in the emergency and development sector, including the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Society, Helen Keller International and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition. At the global level, Regina has brokered many noteworthy public-private-civic partnerships, including the implementation of nation-wide staple food fortification in Asia, Latin America and Africa; the introduction of micronutrient powders to the emergency sector; and programmatic research in nutrition. She has also been instrumental while working at GAIN, to help develop several initiatives such as the Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) and the Amsterdam Initiative against Malnutrition (AIM). She served as nutrition and school health expert of WHO to WFP and worked for UNHCR in refugee camps.

Regina is a Fulbright Scholar, and holds a master’s of science degree in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University, USA and a Doctorate in International Nutrition from the University of Bonn, Germany. She is the author and co-author of more than 60 articles published in peer-reviewed journals; has presented at numerous conferences and workshops; and is a board member of the Rice Bowl Index that looks at food security robustness in Asia and Steering Committee Member of the Asian Round Table of Food Innovation for Improved Nutrition. In her current capacity as CEO of ibn360, Regina works with clients in the public and private sectors to co-create solutions to sustainably improve nutrition, by strengthening linkages, translating ideas into action, and channelling investments into impact, so people around the world can achieve better nutrition.

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