Adam Riddell

World Vision U.S.


Adam Riddell is World Vision’s Director of Emergency Funding. He leads a passionate team of grant writers who work tirelessly to resource the 53 emergencies that World Vision is responding to across 39 countries. Prior to this, he held posts with World Vision in several countries. In Uganda, he led a small early recovery, cash/work for assets program in the Karamoja region to help farmers recover from drought and increase their production. In South Sudan, he oversaw the prepositioning of emergency food assistance in Yida refugee camp and managed WFP’s largest (at the time) voucher program in the country. Following flooding in Mozambique, he supported recovery efforts and launched a small urban agriculture pilot program. After Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, he supported emergency and recovery efforts through cash grants for livelihoods, asset replacement, training and capacity building, and other sector support such as WASH, health, protection, etc. In his current role, he supports WV’s emergency agriculture programming in emergency responses in Mozambique, South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya, CAR, Myanmar, Indonesia, and Afghanistan.