Lina Mahy works in the Department of Nutrition and Food Safety at the World Health Organization in Geneva since 2015. She is a member of the Food Systems Unit. She facilitates advocacy, communication and partnerships on WHO’s nutrition and food safety strategies, guidance and tools with UN Agencies, professional communities, governments and intergovernmental organizations with the aim of increasing impact at country level. She was WHO’s focal point for the UN Food Systems Summit and is a member of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition FAO/WHO Joint Secretariat. Prior to her current assignment, she worked as technical officer in the UN System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) Secretariat. Lina has lived and worked for 21 years in several countries in sub-Saharan Africa for FAO, UNICEF, Helen Keller International, and the World Bank. Lina is an agricultural engineer (MSc), with a post-graduate degree in international nutrition and education from Ghent University (Belgium).