Tomorrow Talks is an interview series that talks to global leaders in food and agriculture about food systems of the future. The series showcases good practices from the ground, desired technological interventions and thought leadership from around the world.
Ex-CIO, Fairtrade USA
Bennett spent almost a decade leading Fair Trade USA through a technological transformation to better leverage data in support of their sustainability model across agricultural and manufacturing sectors. Before joining Fair Trade USA, Bennett led the strategy practice at a digital agency where he created data-driven communications strategies for a range of global clients. Bennett is passionate about leveraging data to empower people to make more sustainable decisions, and use of technology to increase environmental sustainability, social impact, and supply chain transparency. When he’s not working, you can find him exploring somewhere in the mountains.
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CEO, FoodWorks Group of Companies
Geoffrey Quartermaine Bastin is an Oxford-educated agribusiness specialist, economist, and engineer with over 35 years of professional work experience. He specializes in food value chain development and market analysis. Most recently he has worked on risk and uncertainty in food systems and food security. He resides and works mainly in Asia and is the CEO of the FoodWorks Group of Companies. FoodWorks Group is an association of independent companies that have come together for business, trade and marketing purposes related to the food supply.
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Head of Materials at Laudes Foundation
Anita Chester is the Head of Materials at Laudes Foundation, previously C&A Foundation, and a member of the foundation’s leadership team leading the development and implementing of the foundation’s materials strategy. Previously, she worked at IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative managing their cotton program and The Better Cotton Fast Track Fund.
She has also been CEO South Asia at Cotton Connect working closely on the ground in building capacity for sustainable cotton initiatives & their market linkages. View full interview
Director of Aquaculture Innovation Centre, Singapore
Dr Lee Chee Wee, Director of Aquaculture Innovation Centre, Singapore, is an academia and technopreneur, with more than 25 years of dynamic, hands-on experience and networking in providing technological innovation and solutions to enterprises across the globe.
Dr Lee is the immediate Past-Director of the School of Applied Science at Temasek Polytechnic. Under his leadership, the School had developed many technology capabilities and provided valuable innovative solutions and technical support to more than 150 companies. He is currently Technology Advisor of Temasek Polytechnic, Director of Aquaculture Innovation Centre and Consultant of Asian Development Bank. Dr Lee is also the Founder of Lynk Biotechnologies group of companies, focusing on transdermal drug-delivery technology. View full interview
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