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Role: Director of the Private Partnerships & Fundraising Division, World Food Programme

Tim Hunter is the Director of the Private Partnerships & Fundraising Division of the World Food Programme (WFP). He leads WFP’s strategy to develop the agency’s engagement with individual supporters around the globe and grow global partnerships withn companies such as Mastercard, Sodexo and Facebook.

Prior to WFP, he was Director of Fundraising at Oxfam GB leading a team of over 150 people mobilizing £100 million a year to support the charity’s programmatic and campaigning activity. Before Oxfam, he was International Fundraising Director for UNICEF, based in Geneva, for 5 years.During this period, UNICEF’s private sector income grew strongly to $1.5 billion. He led a global fundraising team operating in more than 50 countries and working with flagship corporate partnerships.

Earlier in his career he worked for high profile UK non-profits including Shelter – the National Campaign for Homeless People – and the NSPCC, where he played a central role in the highly successful FULL STOP Campaign.  A regular speaker in the non-profit sector, he has also been Chair of the International Fundraising Congress, which held annually is the largest global event for fundraising and development. Tim is a graduate of the London School of Economics.

To help achieve SDG 2 – Zero Hunger – by 2030, the World Food Programme (WFP) works closely with partners from across sectors, leveraging their capacity and expertise to strengthen its life-saving, life-changing operations around the world, raise awareness, and innovate solutions to some of humanity’s most pressing challenges.

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