Global Index

Members of the following groups have served in their personal capacities and in an advisory role. The views in this report do not necessarily reflect the views of these groups’ members or of their institutions. The ATNI development team is responsible for the final scope and content of the Index.

Paulus Verschuren
Chair of the Board of ATNI

Founder WorldFed NL; Former Special Envoy Food and Nutrition Security Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands; Former Senior Director Unilever Global Health Partnerships; Former Executive Director International Life Sciences Institute – ILSI Europe

Lauren Compere
Managing Director, Boston Common Asset Management

Inge Kauer
Executive Director, Access to Nutrition Initiative

Marc Van Ameringen
Former Executive Director Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Paula Luff
CEO Viso Strategies Corporation; Board of Philanthropy New York; Senior Associate with the Project on Prosperity and Development at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

Kathy Spahn
President and Chief Executive Officer, Helen Keller International; Board member of InterAction, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), and the Bernadotte Foundation for Children’s Eyecare

Susanne Stormer
Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, Novo Nordisk, Denmark; Adjunct professor, Corporate Sustainability, Copenhagen Business School; Member of International Integrated Reporting Council.


The function of the Access to Nutrition Initiative Expert Group is to provide input into the development of the company assessment methodology and to review the analysis and Index report. This group consists of members with expertise in various aspects of nutrition (including both undernutrition and obesity and diet-related chronic diseases) and the role of the food and beverage industry when it comes to nutrition.

Chair of ATNI Expert Group: Shiriki Kumanyika
Professor Emerita of Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania; Research Professor in Community Health & Prevention, Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health

Boyd Swinburn
Professor, Population Nutrition and Global Health at the University of Auckland and Alfred Deakin; Professor and Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention at Deakin University in Melbourne

Mike Rayner
Director, British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, University of Oxford

Linda Meyers
Senior Director (retired), Food and Nutrition Board, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Terry T-K Huang
Professor, School of Public Health, City University of New York

Mary Story
Associate Director for Academic Programs, Duke Global Health Institute
Director, Healthy Eating Research National Program, RWJF

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