Paul Skoczylas


Paul Skoczylas is the deputy director of the World Food Programme’s U.N. System and Multilateral Engagement Division in New York. Skoczylas spent years in the field with WFP, leading large-scale humanitarian and development projects in Lebanon, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank.

Prior to joining the U.N., Skoczylas was a special assistant to the undersecretary of state, shaping U.S. policy and public diplomacy during economic, energy, and food crises. For nearly four years, he was a staff member in the White House Office of Policy Development, launching a number of economic development and anti-poverty initiatives.