Brett Rierson
Head: Global Post
Harvest Knowledge & Operations Centre (KNOC) & World Food Programme (WFP)


Brett Rierson is Head of the World Food Programme’s Global Post-Harvest Knowledge & Operations Centre (KNOC), He is responsible for bringing WFP’s success in eradicating post-harvest losses to smallholder farmers around the world. WFP’s works alongside smallholder farmers at both the household and farmer group level to enable them to move from ‘Subsistence to Surplus’, then connect them to markets. The Post-Harvest KNOC ensures that world’s best methodologies and approaches to scalable post-harvest implementation (with a strong emphasis on private sector participation) are strategically leveraged not only in WFP’s operations, but with the development community and governments.