Stineke Oenema is a nutritionist and agricultural economist. She is the first Executive Secretary of UN Nutrition, which was established in 2020. Prior to that, she was coordinator of the UN System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN), the predecessor of UN Nutrition. From 2003 – 2015 she worked for an internationally operating NGO, overseeing food and nutrition security policy and program development. She was a member of the UNSCN Nutrition/News editorial boards and the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch. As a member of the first Independent Expert Group, she supported the development of the Global Nutrition Report during its initial years.