Stuart Gillespie

Senior Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute
Stuart Gillespie, a senior research fellow with IFPRI, currently specializes in action research on the interactions between HIV/AIDS and food and nutrition security and their implications for development policy and practice. Gillespie is a co-founder and director of RENEWAL, the Regional Network on HIV/AIDS, Rural Livelihoods and Food Security, based in eastern and southern Africa. Other work has focused on understanding 'what works' in malnutrition reduction, scaling up community driven development, and developing methodologies for community capacity analysis.

A British citizen, Gillespie earned a food science honors degree from the University of Reading (1981), and a master's degree (1983) and Ph.D. (1988) in human nutrition from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Before joining IFPRI in 1999, he worked with various international agencies, bilateral agencies, and nongovernmental organizations on nutrition policy analysis, information systems development, and monitoring and evaluation.

Focus: Agriculture, Switzerland, Africa

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Last Updated: May 15, 2012

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