Director of Programme Operations - Chief of Nutrition, UNICEF Nigeria
Nemat is an experienced nutrition leader with over 26 years of experience working with non-profits, foundations and the United Nations across Asia (South East and South), Africa (East and West) and North America. She has had numerous successes enhancing the financial sustainability of projects, expanding portfolios, and developing high-quality partnerships and programs to scale preventive and rehabilitative nutrition interventions in both development and humanitarian contexts. Nemat shaped and executed the first-ever social franchise model to deliver infant and young child nutrition services at scale and helped establish the first human milk bank in Viet Nam. Nemat has published extensively on nutrition, with more than 35 publications in top-tier journals. Nemat holds postgraduate degrees from the John’s Hopkins School of Public Health, USA and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India.