Anwar Khan

WFP USA Board of Directors

Mr. Khan brings valuable expertise and strategic insight to his work supporting WFP USA’s advocacy and fundraising on behalf of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). In the field of humanitarian and development assistance for more than 20 years, Mr. Khan has dedicated his career to fighting hunger and poverty worldwide. His extensive experience in the field includes work in conflict and disaster zones such as Bosnia-Herzegovina, Chechnya, Palestine, Sudan, Haiti, Yemen, Pakistan and Syria.

As the world copes with the impact of a health pandemic and the anticipated rise in severe hunger globally, Mr. Khan’s work on behalf of WFP USA comes at a critical time. His expertise will be vital to driving increased awareness and fundraising to help WFP feed more than 100 million of the most vulnerable and food insecure people.

Mr. Khan worked with Islamic Relief Worldwide prior to helping establish IRUSA in 1994. Before becoming IRUSA President, Mr. Khan held a variety of leadership roles at the organization: directing its program efforts; managing its fundraising offices and operations; overseeing its fund development work; and leading the organization as Chief Executive Officer.