2020 Speakers

Discover more about our amazing line up of industry professionals, inspirational leaders and trailblazers who will be speaking at this year’s Digital Festival. They’ll be sharing unmissable insights, igniting debate and sparking imagination with attendees across two days on 8 & 9 December 2020.

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Barbara Bray, MBE

Food safety and nutrition Consultant

Alo Solutions

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Elizabeth Hernandez

Head of External Affairs and Sustainability, Asia Pacific Corteva and Board Member, WOMAG (Women in Agribusiness)

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Laura Himes

Senior Director, Divisional Merchandising Manager, Produce and Floral

Walmart

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Caroline Keeling

CEO

Keelings

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Christine Daugherty

Vice President of Sustainability

PepsiCo

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Jennifer Weber

Chief Human Resources Officer

ADM

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Lee Ann Jackson

Head of Agro-Food Trade & Markets Division, OECD

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Geeta Sethi

Advisor & Global Lead for Food Systems

World Bank

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Simone Barg

VP, Global Communications Agricultural Solutions, BASF

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Anna Jones

Founder

Just Farmers

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Dr. Mark Lyons

CEO & President

Alltech

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Lindy Nelson

Founder

Agri Women’s Development Trust

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Rob Sheffer

President and CEO

Zinpro Corporation

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Patrick Holden

Director

Sustainable Food Trust

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Claudia Rössler

Director of Agriculture, Azure Global Engineering Group, Microsoft

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Kate Hardcastle

The Customer

Whisperer

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Poran Malani

Director

S4Capital

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Ebony Webber

Chief Operating Officer

MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences)

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Saskia Korink

CEO

Trouw Nutrition

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Christine Tacon

Chair

Management Development Services (MDS)

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Monica Tyler

Chief Executive

Vauxhall City Farm

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Viola Choi

Vice President, Global Human Resources Agricultural Solutions

BASF

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Olivia Midgley

Head of News and Business

Farmers Guardian

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Nelleke Barning

Vice President Global Communications & External Affairs for Nutrition

DSM

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Christie Chavis

Vice President, Specialties Business

DSM Animal Nutrition and Health

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Myriam Beatove

Chief Human Resources Officer

Cargill

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Deborah Borg

Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer

Bunge

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Abi Kay

Chief Reporter

Farmers Guardian

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Jane Craigie

Owner

Jane Craigie Marketing and Director and Co-Founder, The Rural Youth Project

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Shannon Hauf

Senior Vice President and Head of Seed Production Innovation

Bayer

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Other speakers include…

Marcio Valentim Moura, Director Global Logistics, Bunge

Laura Zinger, Sales Manager, Urner Barry and Host, Urner Barry’s Market Digest Podcast

Robert Walker, European Growth Officer, Alltech and CEO, KEENAN