David Nabarro serves, since 2009, as Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Food Security and Nutrition. He also was nominated as Special Envoy on Ebola and recently Special Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. These appointments follow an extensive career in global health, nutrition and development. Mr. Nabarro has played a catalytic coordination role in the response to several global emergencies, such as the Avian and Human Influenza epidemic of 2005 and the food crises in 2008, and in crisis response operations in Darfur, Sudan, and in countries affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and Tsunami. Previous key leadership roles include: Coordinator of the UN System High Level Task Force on Global Food Security (2008-2014); Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement (2012-2014); Senior UN Coordinator for Avian and Pandemic Influenza (2005-2014); Representative of the WHO Director General for Health Action in Crises (2003-2005); Executive Director, Office of the WHO Director-General (2001-2003); Head of Roll Back Malaria at WHO (1999-2001); and Director for Human Development in the UK Department for International Development (DFID) (1997-1999).