Owen Calvert has more than 20 years of experience in food security, food aid, and rural development across 23 countries in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific. He has managed several food security-related, large-scale, population-based household surveys with complex designs and works in close coordination with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and host countries for Food for Peace (FFP) baseline studies.
Mr. Calvert leads the FFP baseline studies in Burundi, Madagascar, Malawi, and Nepal and previously led FFP baseline studies in Haiti, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Uganda, and Niger. He is experienced in vulnerability assessment methodologies, emergency food security monitoring and analysis, and incorporating findings into relief and development and preparing reports and presentations.
Before joining ICF in 2012, Mr. Calvert worked with nongovernmental organizations (NGO), the United Nations (UN), and the private sector in both technical and managerial roles.