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.

Damien Joud

Program Officer
Damien holds a master in agronomy (Ecole Supérieure de Purpan, Toulouse, France).  He joined the gFSC team in Rome in March 2019.  He has more than sixteen years of experience in humanitarian response in the field, mainly in the food security & livelihoods sectors with International NGOs (CARE, Action Against Hunger/ACF, Solidarites International, RedR UK, CAFOD, HelpAge International), and UN (FAO and WFP) in various contexts (conflicts, refugee/IDP, natural disaster – tsunami, floods, earthquake, waterlogging and cholera outbreak), and countries (Bangladesh, Indonesia, Niger, UK, Haiti, Myanmar, Guinea, Gambia, Serbia, Fiji). He worked with the FSC in Bangladesh as the cluster coordinator from 2015 to 2018, at national level and in Cox’s Bazar.

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.  

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.

Gael Leloup

Information Management Officer
Gael has worked in the humanitarian sector since 2010 working for the UN, at HQ and field level. In Geneva, within the Department of Operations and Emergencies of the International Organization for Migration, he was part of the rapid response team which he helped to set up the Displacements Tracking Matrix program (DTM) in Central and West Africa, the Caribbeans and South Asia. Thanks to numerous deployments in the contexts of conflict and natural disasters but also to the support provided remotely, he developed strong technical skills related to data collection exercice and analysis. Most recently, he has worked in Haiti as DTM Program Manager, in Bangladesh with IOM and with OCHA in Burkina Faso as Information Management officer. Gael holds a Master’s degree in Digital Communication of Organizations and is fluent in English and French.