Dr Meera Shekar MSc, PhD

Dr Meera Shekar MSc, PhD

Global Lead, Nutrition
The World Bank

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Meera Shekar is Global Lead for nutrition with the World Bank’s Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice, managing key partnerships and firmly positioning nutrition within the World Bank’s new initiative on Human Capital. She steered the repositioning of the nutrition agenda that led to the global Scaling-up Nutrition movement and was a founding member of the Catalytic Financing Facility for Nutrition that evolved into the Power of Nutrition. She is Chair of the SUN executive committee and has consulted and published extensively on various advisory boards and panels, including the Essential Living Standards index (forthcoming), Legatum Institute, UK; and the advisory group at Gates Ventures.