Director of the Policy Programme and Innovation Division, World Food Programme, UN

Stanlake Samkange serves as the Director of the Policy, Programme and Innovation Division of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a position he assumed on 1 February 2013. From April 2011 to January 2013, he served as Regional Director for East and Central Africa, WFP’s largest regional bureau accounting for over 36% of WFP’s total operations. From 2008 to 2011 he was the WFP Representative and Country Director in Uganda, managing an operation that included emergency, transition and development responses. From 2003-2007 he served in Rome as WFP Director for Policy, Strategy and Programme Support.