Sushil Raj

Senior Director, Foundation Relations

World Food Program USA

Sushil Raj is the Senior Director of Foundation Relations for WFP USA.

Sushil brings twenty years of experience in resource mobilization and grantmaking to this position, including at the United Nations where he served as the Head of Donor Relations at the UN Department of Political Affairs. He also served with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at headquarters, and in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal and Sudan. Sushil also worked as a Senior Program Officer with The Asia Foundation in India, the Ford Foundation’s Peace and Social Justice Program, and with various Funds.

He serves on the Board of the New York Peace Institute and the Advisory Board of Shenomics, and has been appointed to serve as a member of the UN Human Rights Council’s Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent. He holds a Master of Science in nonprofit management from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.