Arian Beckwith

Director, Government Relations

World Food Program USA

As Director of Government Relations, Arian Beckwith is responsible for leading outreach with Congress for WFP USA.

Arian brings congressional, diplomatic and teaching experience to WFP USA. His time in Congress includes work as a legislative staffer for Representative Mark Walker (R-NC), Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Representative Jackie Walorski (R-IN). Arian also served as a Senior Congressional Liaison at the Australian embassy in DC where he led the embassy’s Republican Party and Congressional Black Caucus engagement. He began his career as a public school teacher in his home state of North Carolina.

Arian is currently completing his MA in International Relations from Syracuse University and holds a BA from East Carolina University.