With 10 years in trading as the director of Kaizen Consulting Asia-Pacific. Linda experience and network spans sectors, such as Oil/Gas, Mining, Agriculture, Food and Beverage. Has a trading network across Asia, (China, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia) into Europe and the USA.
Director of solutions with over 15+ Years strong experience in the Tech industry based in Europe working with strategic clients building tailored solutions and overseeing delivery from start to end. Solution expertise ranging big-data capturing to information, payment solutions, market research, OEM fraud and piracy, data privacy and compliance. Director of projects for a large European based medical research company involving standardization of company sales and reporting services in 38 countries and building up L1 & L2 support teams.
David is an agribusiness professional with 18 years of experience in Australia and internationally. He has in-depth knowledge, expertise and a network that spans production management, FMCG sales, business development and government affairs and is passionate about supply chain efficiencies and improvements. Experience includes leading the Victorian livestock industry through projects such as livestock traceability improvements, free trade agreement negotiations and management of multi-million dollar grants.
Andrew is a delivery focused Technology enabler, who has an exceptional reputation for designing and delivering complex systems on time and within budget. An expert (20+ years) in livestock with a wealth of knowledge and experience in a wide range of innovative integrations and projects, specialising in delivering improved efficiencies in digital Agri-market processes to enable sound decisions based on real time data.
Ben Waters is a Senior Managing Director and leads the Agribusiness industry team in Corporate Finance. Ben has experience with one of Australia’s largest banks managing their agribusiness portfolio. Ben leads asset sales and independent advisory projects within the beef, dairy, horticulture and cotton. Ben grew up in Northern NSW on a sheep, cattle and mixed cropping property. He now runs his own self replacing sheep operation and beef herd on a property in the same area.
With a PhD in artificial intelligence, Mark has 20+ years experience in full stack development. Previously employed by Oracle developing online statement presentment solutions for US and Australian based companies. At the cutting edge of technology, Mark has architected and implemented PCI compliant solutions that support over 14 million customers.
Tai is a highly respected Red Meat sales and marketing executive with over twenty years’ experience in domestic and international trade, with a strong background in integrated supply chain management. He has worked for some of Australia’s largest agricultural companies including Elders and ABB Grain, plus 4 years heading up a commodity trading desk for a major Singaporean company sourcing products from South America and EU to major clients in China, Japan and Korea. Tai’s international purchasing book is extensive spanning many countries and long established relationships.
Ian Perry has a long history in Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets in the Agriculture and Agribusiness industries. His prior roles include Head of Agribusiness, ANZ Corporate & Institutional Banking and Executive General Manager Financial Services for Ruralco Holdings and Nutrien following its acquisition of Ruralco. Ian has a deep understanding of the capital needs of Agriculture Enterprise and is passionate about the sector and working with companies across the supply chain. Ian’s aim is to work towards embedding new technologies in traditional finance products to improve the customer experience.
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