SINGAPORE
Global Food Security & Sustainability Summit 2021
Fri September 17, 2021
The Pinnacle Group International
Virtual (Online)
To address the potential impact to the global food system from the twin effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change, government officials and top-level executives from the Asia Pacific region will be attending the Global Food Security & Sustainability Virtual Summit 2021 on 17 September 2021.
Singapore’s Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, Ms Grace Fu will be delivering the opening address for the event. Providing the keynote address will be A/Prof Matthew Tan, the co-chair for Sustainable Development in Agriculture & Fishery Sectors for APEC Policy Partnership on Food Security on the topic: Global Food Security – The Next Frontier In The Agriculture And Aquaculture Industry.
Organised by The Pinnacle Group International, a leading conference organizer headquartered in Singapore, the event is formed in partnership with UNDP and APEC with the support of multi agencies and NGOs around the world. This event is positioned as the Pan Asian multi-agency and private sector event to facilitate policy, business and technological exchanges amongst key stakeholders in the global food community.
The event is expected to feature 35 influential speakers who will cover a wide range of topics including macro and regulatory issues, food technology, food waste, financing, food security & sustainability, cold chain & logistics and nutrition. The event agenda, set against the conference theme “Towards A Future Safe Global Food System” will be developed in consultation with members of the summit’s board of advisors.
 
The appointed board of advisors are: -
A/Prof Matthew Tan – Co-Chair for Sustainable Development in Agriculture & Fishery Sectors - APEC Policy Partnership on Food Security/CEO Asia, Assentoft Aqua Asia 
Professor William Chen - The Michael Fam Chair Professor and Director of NTU Food Science and Technology Co-Director, Future Ready Food Safety Hub @ NTU, Consultant, Asian Development Bank
Mr Lim Hui Jie - CEO, VisionTech Pte Ltd
Mr Eugene Wang - Co-Founder & CEO, Sophie’s BioNutrients Pte Ltd (Singapore)  
Mr Rohit Behl - Interim CEO of EntomoVentures Pte. Ltd & Business Development Lead of Cellivate Technologies Pte Ltd
Mr Wee-Meng Thoo - Partner and Head Of Investments, Digital and Sustainability, Leonie Hill Capital
Mr Richard Hayler, CFO of Nutrition Technologies
Mr Robert (Bob) Nichol, Director Asia Pacific, Innovad Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
Mr John Friedman, Executive Director, AgFunder Asia & GROW Accelerator
Mr Nick Hazell, CEO & Founder, v2food
Ms Mirte Gosker, Acting Managing Director, The Good Food Institute Asia Pacific
Mr Christoph Langwallner, Initiator of Nutritional Paradox & CEO and CoFounder of WhatIF Foods
Mr John Cheng, Founder and Managing Director, Innovate 360
Mr Niels Arbjerg, Regional President of the Asia Pacific Region, Danfoss
Mr Tan Ernest, Head of Agribusiness & Animal Protein of United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)’s Sector Solutions Group – Consumer Goods Group Wholesale Banking Division
Dr Ling Ka Yi, CTO & Co-Founder, Shiok Meats
Mr Saurabh Bajaj, CEO, Eat JUST Asia
Mr Yuki Hanyu, Founder & CEO at Integriculture Inc
Ms Elizabeth Hernandez, Head of External Affairs and Sustainability, Asia Pacific, Corteva Agriscience
Mr Steve Rhodes, Chairman & CEO of Trendlines Investments Group
Ms Nathalie Lung, Program Manager for the Food Technology Accelerator Programs, Brinc
Ms Rebecca Vaught, Founder, Van Heron Labs
Mr William Koo, Managing Director, Temasek Life Sciences Accelerator (‘TLA’)
Dr Andrew Powell, CEO, Asia BioBusiness
Mr Puis Chong, Managing Director, Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Deloitte Financial Advisory SEA
Mr Dominique Kull, Co-Founder and CEO, SGProtein
The current confirmed prestigious panel of speakers are: -
Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and The Environment - Republic of Singapore
A/Prof Matthew Tan, Co-Chair for Sustainable Development in Agriculture & Fishery Sectors - APEC Policy Partnership on Food Security/ CEO Asia, Assentoft Aqua Asia
Mr Riad Meddeb, Director ad-interim of UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development(GC-TISD)
Mr Eric Paillard, Managing Director, Adisseo Asia Pacific
Ms Cecilia Ku, General Manager , Delta Electronics International Singapore
Mr Torben Funder-Kristensen, Head of Public and Industry Affairs, Danfoss Climate Segment, Danfoss A/S (Denmark)
Dr. Sun Hui, Chief Engineer of the Academy of the National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration of China
Ms Mirte Gosker, Acting Managing Director, The Good Food Institute Asia Pacific
Mr Nick Hazell, CEO & Founder, v2food
Mr Tan Ernest, Head of Agribusiness & Animal Protein of United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)’s Sector Solutions Group – Consumer Goods Group Wholesale Banking Division
Mr Christoph Langwallner, Initiator of Nutritional Paradox & CEO and CoFounder of WhatIF Foods
Dr. Viknish Krishnan-Kutty, Founder & CEO of Cellivate Technologies
Mr Eugene Wang, Co-Founder & CEO, Sophie’s BioNutrients Pte Ltd (Singapore)
Mr John Friedman, Executive Director, AgFunder and GROW Accelerator
Mr Robert (Bob) Nichol, Business Director - Asia Pacific, Innovad Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
Mr Richard Hayler, CFO of Nutrition Technologies
Mr Rohit Behl, Interim CEO of EntomoVentures Pte. Ltd & Business Development Lead of Cellivate Technologies Pte Ltd
Mr Will Cowling, Marketing Manager, FMCG Gurus
Mr Wee Meng Thoo, Partner and Head Of Investments, Digital and Sustainability, Leonie Hill Capital
Mr Smith Taweelerdniti, CEO, Let’s Plant Meat – Managing Director, Nithi Foods Co. Ltd, Innovator & Entrepreneur
Mr Jean Pasternak, Strategy Director, Nasekomo
Dr Emily Chang, Professor, Department of Agriculture Economics, National Taiwan University
Mr Travin Singh, Founder & CEO, Crust Group
Mr Jean-Yves Chow, Agri Food Sector Coverage Lead, Senior VicePresident, Asia & Oceania Corporate Banking Department, Sector Coverage Team, Mizuho Bank
Mr William Koo, Managing Director, Temasek Life Sciences Accelerator (‘TLA’)
 
The organisers are expecting 700 participants to attend the online event - Global Food Security & Sustainability Virtual Summit 2021. For AFBR readers, get a further 10% discount  by entering the discount code: GFSS21FBAFB. To register, click HERE
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