Global Forum 2017
20-24 February | Brussels, Belgium

The power of GS1 to transform the way we work and live

Stephen Cahill

World Food Programme , Global Logistics Cluster Coordinator, Logistics Cluster
Stretching GS1 boundaries, Monday, 20 February, 16:45-18:00
Stephen will share the challenges facing humanitarian response and where GS1 standards can have a role improving collaboration, co-ordination, and effectiveness in supply operations.

Stephen Cahill currently heads the Logistics Cluster. Prior to taking up his current post he was Head of Logistics for the World Food Programme in Ethiopia which was WFP’s largest operation worldwide. For the past ten years, he has worked in various emergencies including most recently in Haiti for Hurricane Matthew, the Ebola response in Sierra Leone, the Philippines where he managed WFP's emergency operations in Tacloban in the wake of typhoon Haiyan, and in Haiti in 2010 in response to the devastating earthquake. Prior to joining the UN, he was a director at a major international shipping company in London where he specialised in automotive supply chain. He has also worked extensively in South America and the Middle East.