Nancy E. Roman, leads a national NGO dedicated to a better food culture. She has led the organization toward global sustainable nutrition and recognition of the impact of food on health and chronic disease.
Prior to joining PHA, Ms. Roman was the President and CEO of the Capital Area Food Bank, working to solve hunger and its companion problems: chronic undernutrition, and diet-related disease. Under her leadership, the food bank became a national voice for embedding health and wellness in hunger relief work.
Ms. Roman served on the leadership team of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), overseeing public policy, private partnerships, and communications for the world’s largest humanitarian agency feeding 100 million people in 75 countries. She chaired the Investment Committee with more than $1 billion under management. She served on the Nutrition Advisory Committee of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.