Wilkes United Nations Speaker's Series
United Nations Speaker's Series – Presents: Gerald Bourke, Senior Communications Officer, World Food Programme, New York
Gerald Bourke is a New York-based spokesperson for the UN World Food Programme (WFP). He joined the WFP in 2001 as spokesperson for its operations in the DPRK and China. He was subsequently a Senior Donor Relations Officer at its headquarters in Rome, a Senior Liaison Officer in the office of the Deputy Executive Director and then, for four years, a Senior External Relations Officer in New York. Prior to joining the UN, Gerald was a foreign correspondent for more than 20 years, working mostly in Africa and Asia.