The Crop Protection Leaders' Forum takes place in the daytime, before the evening's festivities. This is your chance to hear industry leaders talk about the issues that matter and to network with colleagues before the awards themselves. This year, we're hosting a number of expert speakers on a range of essential topics designed to keep you informed of major developments in the sector. The forum will be chaired by radio presenter and broadcaster, Charlotte Smith
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|13:00 - 13:30||Registration and networking refreshments|
|13:30 - 15:30||The Global Crop Protection Market
|15:30 - 16:00||Tea/coffee and networking break|
|16:00 - 17:00||Interactive Panel Discussion: Industry trends, opportunities, threats and predictions
|17:00||End of Crop Protection Leaders’ Forum|
|19:00||Agrow Awards Ceremony|
Head of Research and Development EMEA
Mike Carroll currently works for Arysta LifeScience as Head of Research and Development Europe Middle East Africa based in Paris and the UK. He has previously worked for Dow AgroSciences and Monsanto in agrochemical regulatory affairs and project management. He holds BSc and PhD degrees in biochemistry from the UK universities of Bath and London respectively and has worked in the UK, Germany, Belgium and the USA with over 36 years’ experience gained in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries. Mike is a citizen of the Republic of Ireland.
Senior Consulting Analyst
Phillips McDougall and Agribusiness Intelligence
Jonathan Shoham currently works for Phillips McDougall and the Agribusiness Intelligence Consulting team as a Senior Consulting Analyst. He has worked in a variety of commercial and technical roles in the crop protection and seed industry for over 30 years, latterly as Head of Business Intelligence for Syngenta. He has also worked particularly closely with the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture both within and since leaving Syngenta, providing them with business intelligence support.
European Crop Protection Association
Born in France, Jean-Philippe Azoulay is Director General of the European Crop Protection Association, representing the crop protection industry in Europe. A Mechanical Engineer by training, with an MBA obtained in 1988, he spent 26 years working for DuPont in various senior roles, latterly as the Global Director of DuPont’s Nutrition business. Having lived in numerous countries around the world, Jean-Philippe has a global view of the challenges facing the future of food and agriculture, and is passionate about the role private industry can play in providing innovative solutions to answer society’s biggest challenges.
Tom Scott is Global Director of Agribusiness Consulting. His work involves taking medium and long-term outlooks for global and regional environments and applying them to decision making situations. Tom’s specialisms include business strategy, agribusiness economic development and market analysis. Before joining Agribusiness Intelligence in 1989, Tom worked for the Continental Grain Company in roles including management, trading, logistics and merchandising.
Tom has a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and a master's degree in business administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.
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