Bernhard Kowatsch

Head of the Innovation Accelerator, World Food Programme


Bernhard Kowatsch is Head of the Innovation Accelerator at the United Nations World FoodProgramme (WFP). The Innovation Accelerator aims to accelerate disruptive innovations to reach a world without hunger supporting entrepreneurs and startups through a human-centered design and a lean startup approach. Innovations include blockchain, agri-tech, global connectivity and Artificial Intelligence. Previously, Bernhard co-founded the ShareTheMeal app, built up WFP’s Business Innovation team and worked as Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for global tech and industrial goods companies.