About FSC

Meet the Global Support Team

Bruno Minjauw

global Food Security Cluster Coordinator
Mr Bruno Minjauw, a Belgian citizen, has more than 27 years of field experience. He holds a Ph.D. in Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics from the University of Reading in UK,  a Bachelor's Degree in Agronomy, Zoology, Animal Production, and Rural Economy from the “Institut Provincial D'Enseignement Supérieur Agricole et Technique", (Ath, Belgium) with a specialization in Parasitology and Tropical Livestock Production System from the “Institut De Medecine Tropicale Prince” (Anvers, Belgium). As the Coordinator of the food security sector, Mr Bruno Minjauw has redefined the Terms of Reference of the sector to enhance the collaboration with WFP, include the responsibilities the Ministries of Agriculture and Social Affairs and reinforce the link between  food availability, nutrition and food security policy interventions. His goals include strengthening the operational structure at country level in close cooperation and coordination with government officials of the different line Ministries, UN agencies and other NGO and donor partners involved in development and humanitarian activities, and to represent FAO at UN fora and other development and humanitarian meetings with FAO partners. 

Jerry Bailey

Senior Programme Policy Officer
Jerry joined the gFSC in August 2017. He has previously worked with WFP in a broad range of positions to include WFP/WTOS Project Director, Deputy Country Director, Operations Coordinator, Emergency Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator, Head of Programme, Refugee Coordinator, Flight Coordinator, and secondment to UNISOM as Head of Logistics. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Law degree.

Valentina Giorda

Programme Advisor
Valentina is the focal point for surge and support to Country Clusters within the Global Support Team. Before joining the gFSC team in HQ, Valentina has been the Food Security Cluster Coordinator in Iraq and in the Central African Republic. Valentina has previously worked for the Emergency and Rehabilitation Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, where she has been an Emergency Operations Officer since 2010, serving in Haiti, Burkina Faso and the Central African Republic. 

Marina Angeloni

Programme Officer
Marina joined the gFSC in February 2013. She is the focal point for the Food Security and Livelihoods in Urban Settings Working Group managing all related activities, meetings and correspondence as well as co-focal point for the Cash & Markets Working Group. She is also co-managing the gFSC Roster and providing support to several country FSCs under her geographical focus. Other tasks include support to the organization of global meetings of partners and Cluster Coordinators Retreats. Her background includes a Master’s Degree in Peacekeeping and Security Studies and several years of experience with UN DPKO; FAO and NGOs between Geneva, New York and Nairobi. 

Walter Leoni

Graphic Designer / IM Support
Walter holds a Degree in Graphic Arts and a Specialization in Marketing and Business. He has spent over a decade in the graphic field, working on a wide range of project and clients, nationally and Internationally. Before joining WFP he was an Art Director for a large Media Company. Experienced in both print and web, his main strength is his adaptability, he is able to jump easily from being a graphic designer, photographer, social media expert, or marketing specialist. He's a creative thinker that likes bringing ideas to life. When he's away from design, he enjoys sports, socializing and traveling. He's pleased and excited to join WFP and looks forward to collaborate with every member of the Food Security Cluster Team.

Eleonora Corsale

Information Management Officer
Eleonora is Information Management Officer with the Global Support Team. Before joining the gFSC team, Eleonora worked as a Researcher at the International Center on Democracy and Democratization (ICEDD) of LUISS University, in Rome. There she carried out researches and analyses with a particular focus on Islamic Terrorism and Middle East issues. Eleonora joined WFP in 2015, working for the Due Diligence Team/Legal Office in HQ. She has previously worked for the Public Information Unit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in Rome.  

Guy Oswald Obama

Needs Assessments & Analysis Expert
Prior to joining the gFSC (since July 2018); Guy has developed - between 2005 and 2007 - several free software and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for Nexedi (an IT French Company). He worked as a Regional Data Analyst for WFP West Africa Regional Bureau (2007 - 2010). He was a Design Monitoring & Evaluation (DM&E) Data Specialist and Coordinator for NGOs (World Vision in Haiti between 2010 and 2012; and GOAL in Niger - 2014). As Survey Specialist for the World Bank Group (2012-2013), he was in charge of the implementation/coordination of the Living Standards Measurement Study - LSMS - for Haiti (Enquête sur les Conditions de Vie des Ménages Après le Séisme - ECVMAS). He also worked as the Head of the Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping (VAM) Unit for WFP Mali Country Office (2014-2015); and for the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Secretariat as Vulnerability Analysis Officer & Risk Analyst Specialist (2015-2017). Recently, Guy was the Regional Food Security and Livelihoods Advisor for Action Against Hunger (West Africa Regional Office - WARO) after being the WARO Regional Monitoring, Accountability and Learning Advisor. In addition to its 13 years of professional experience; Guy holds two Master’s degrees (one in Computer and Information Systems, and the other in Statistical Engineering), and he undertook the Lead Campus - Global Leaders for Africa’s Development Executive training at SciencesPo, Paris/France. Guy also has a certification on the “Leadership & Transformation Curriculum on Building and Managing Social Protection Floors in Africa” (TRANSFORM Social Protection). He is a native French speaker and fluent in English.

Mattia Pinzone

GIS Officer
Mattia has been working with WFP since 2010 as GIS Officer for Logistics Cluster and Emergency Preparedness and Response Division, focused on emergency mapping and capacity building. Mattia has also spent 1 year (2013) as Information Management Officer in the Regional Emergency Coordinator’s office for the Syria Crisis, supporting the 6 countries, the Logistics Cluster and the Food Security Sector in Turkey. He joined the global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) in April 2016 as GIS focal point and data analyst.

Nancy Alvarez

Senior Administrative Assistant
Nancy joined the FSC in August 2013 to support the administrative work of the team.  She has worked with the WFP since 1996,  mostly in the areas of Administration, HR, Procurement and Finance. In 1998, Nancy also had the opportunity to experience of the hard and dedicated work in the field during the natural disaster Hurricane Mitch in Honduras. Nancy enjoys assisting the work of the FSC.

Rosalba Cardinale

Business Support Assistant
Rosalba holds a Law Degree from University of Milan, a Master Degree in International Affairs from the École des Hautes Études Internationales of Paris and a Paralegal Certificate from the Florida International University. She worked as Paralegal for law firms in Milan, Geneva and Miami and as Executive Assistant, for a consulting company in Paris. She speaks English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. Rosalba joined the FSC in July 2017 to support the administrative work of the team, and help with the organization of trainings and retreats.