Dr 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, Dr Moench-Pfanner 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 is a Fulbright Scholar, and holds a MSc 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 and steering committee member of the Asian Round Table of Food Innovation for Improved Nutrition.