Rob is an agribusiness executive with over 25 years’ global experience in Research and Extension, Marketing, Operations, Business Development, M&A, Technology Licensing and Innovation. His most recent roles with Bayer CropScience in Asia included Country Division Head Vietnam/Cambodia, Country Head and CEO Greater China and Head of Business Development and Innovation Asia Pacific based in Singapore.
Since leaving Bayer end 2017, Rob has actively engaged through various advisory board and non-executive director roles with startups, accelerators, agribusiness corporates, family office, private equity and NGO’s. He is the CEO of the Boralis Group (Agribusiness Consultants) and the Cofounder and Director of Beanstalk Agtech, which aims to bridge and scale disruptive agrifood technology to help reinvent the food system across Asia Pacific. He believes that Singapore is well positioned to develop into a major global hub for AgriFoodTech.
Rob is a passionate leader who is focused on growing the next crop of entrepreneurial young leaders in Food and Agriculture. He is from a 5th generation farming family in Australia, and lives in Singapore with his family.