Sean de Cleene

Head, Food Systems Initiative; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum

Strong private sector, NGO, entrepreneurship and development experience. Formerly: senior positions in the private sector, primarily as the Senior Vice-President, Global Initiatives, Strategy and Business Development, Yara International, the world’s leading global crop nutrition company; Vice-President, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, AGRA. With the World Economic Forum: former Chair, New Vision for Agriculture Project Board; Co-Chair Emeritus, Grow Africa; currently, Head of Food Security and Agriculture System Initiative and Member of the Executive Committee. Former Special Adviser to the UN Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Food Security and Nutrition.