James Fry, LMC’s Chairman, was educated at Oxford University, where he obtained an MA in Mathematics and a Doctorate in Economics. After teaching economics at Magdalen College, Oxford University, in 1980 Dr. Fry jointly founded LMC International, and is the company’s chairman. He continues to devote almost all his time to the company’s research and consultancy activity and he is in over all charge of its work in commodity-based sectors.
Dr. B.V. Mehta is the Executive Director of The Solvent Extractors' Association of India (SEA), the largest and premier association in the vegetable oil industry and trade in India.
Dr. Mehta obtained his graduation in Science (B.Sc.) and Master Degree in Law (L.L.M.) from Bombay University and also has Diploma in Marketing Management (D.M.M.). He was awarded Doctorate (Ph.D) for his thesis on "Impact of WTO on Indian (Edible) Oilseeds Sector and Safeguard Measures" in 2008.
Dr. Mehta is representing Indian vegetable oil industry on number of Committees set up by the Government of India. He is also Member of National Oilseed Development Board (NOVOD), the highest policy making body of Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.
Dr. Mehta is connected with Indian vegetable oil industry since 4 decades and has in-depth knowledge of Indian oilseed sector and vegetable oil industry. Recently, he was presented with the Globoil Man of the year Award. He is on the panels of CNBC, ZEE NEWS & ET Now as Commodity Analyst and regularly contributing his neutral views which are very well appreciated by the trade and industry.
Dorab Mistry was born in India in 1953 and graduated from Bombay University in commerce in 1973. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1976, having won the President’s Gold Medal. He started his career at GODREJ, one of India’s leading industrial group, in 1976. Since 1977 Dorab has been based in London handling the vegetable oil buying and trading portofolio for GODREJ. The company’s wide ranging interest in vegetable oil processing, animal feeds, oleo chemicals, alcohols, soaps, toiletries, foods and plantations gives him a unique perspective of the Indian vegetable oil scenario. Since 1996., Dorab has been a regular speaker on vegetable oil Price Outlook and is regarded as a leading analyst of price behavior. He also writes and speak regularly on the Indian economic scene. Since 2001, Dorab served as India’s representative on the managing committee of the International Association of Seed Crushers and was its Vice President from 2006 to 2008.
Risa Bhinekawati is a corporate sustainability advisor and a lecturer. She is very passionate about improving sustainable development and governance in Indonesia and other developing countries. Risa has more than 23 years of professional experience, including senior leadership positions in various organizations such as Unilever Indonesia, Ericsson Indonesia, Danamon Bank, Partnership for Indonesian Governance Reform, Indonesian Telecommunications Society, and Indonesian Synthetic Fiber Makers Association. She teaches Virtuous Leadership, Social Entrepreneurship and English Rhetoric at Podomoro University and also serves as the Advisory Board Member of Women in Global Business, Indonesian Chapter.
Risa has extensive experience in establishing organizations and empowering people; formulating policies and implementing strategic planning; managing interactions between the government, private sector and civil society.
Risa holds a BA in Economics from the University of Indonesia (1992); an MBA from the Australian National University (1998); an MIPP in International Policy from the George Washington University (2006). In December 2015 she received her Ph.D in Management from the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. Her dissertation is published as a book Routledge of the UK with a title: "Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development: Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies".
Professionally, Risa's work on the environmental protection and community development won prestigious recognitions. Her Danamon Go Green program became the runner-up of BBC World Challenge 2009. The same project won the first place of Metro TV-UNDP/MDGs award in 2008 and 2009 respectively. Risa also built volunteerism and synergy among Danamon employees; they registered and broke the record of Indonesian record museum (MURI) to clean up traditional markets all over Indonesia: 700 markets in 2008 and 750 markets in 2009 consecutively.
Academically, Risa is the recipient of three Australian government awards: the Australian Leadership Award (2009), the Allison Sudradjat Award (2009), and the Indonesia-Australia Merdeka Fellowship (1998). She also receives the Merriman Fellowship (2005) from the George Washington University, USA.
He was born in 1938 in Istanbul. He studied chemical engineering (M.S) and dedicated 50 years of his career to oils, fats and margarines. After more than 25 years working for Henkel, he joined to Ülker which is the largest food group of Turkey in 1992 to establish oils, fats and margarine plants.
During 1986-1993, he worked as the Chairman of Turkish Vegetable Oils & Fats Association for 7 years.
He acted as the General Manager of oil & margarine company (Besler) for 11 years and then became the President of food division of Ulker. He was responsible for production of oils & fats & margarines, crushing, diary, starchy, culinary products, ice-cream and liquid soaps & shampoo. He also served as spokesman for 7 years. He is the first importer & user of Palm oil for edible purpose in Turkey in 1974.
He is Board member of Besler company and Chairman of MUMSAD, vice president of YABITED (Euro Lipid Turkish Group).
He is married, has two children and five grandchildren.
Was born in Leningrad, USSR in 1946. Graduated from the First Medical Institute in Leningrad in 1970 with MD. Got Ph.D. in 1972, Doctor of Science Degree in 1984, Full professorship in 1990.
From 1982 till 1992 was Head of the Laboratory of Experimental Pharmacology at the Cardiology Research Center, Moscow. 1992-2000 – Dean-organizer of the Faculty of Basic Medicine at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), 1992 –present – chair of the Department of Pharmacology at MSU. Since 2004 – professor at the Baumann Moscow Technical University – course on Medical Informatics and Telemedicine.
2013-present – President of the National Research Center on "Healthy Nutrition".
Main field of interest and expertise – pharmacology and physiology of the cardiovascular system, medical informatics, healthy nutrition, healthy style of life, telemedicine, m-health.
Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advances in Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Cosmos Scholars Publishing House, since 2014.
Author of the 270 papers published in Russian and International Scientific Journals. 213 papers are in the Medline database (as of 28.09.2016)
As scientist participated in cooperative projects with Institute of Pharmacology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, University of Goteborg, Sweden, University of Iowa, Iowa City, U.S.A., M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, U.S.A, Baker Medical Research Institute, Australia, Department of Bioengeenering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, University of Leeds, UK, University of Cumbria, UK
- EU- supported projects - Grant on Telepathology - Project Title: Interpath, #PL 961121, 1998-2000
- EU Grant on Internet-based Textbook on Emergency Paediatrics –Project Title -All-Net Paediatric Critical Care Textbook, #PL 977135, 1999-2001)
- Development of trial telemedicine international network to test efficiency of its application. Project supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) #97-07-90329, 1997-198
- Complex of telemedicine network development problems, RFBR Project #99-07-90273,2000-2001
- Development of the principles of non-invasive glucose monitors design, RFBR project #152901313, 2014-2016
Invited KeyNote Speaker
G8 Meeting on ICT in Medicine, Berlin, 2000
World Congress on Telemedicine, Regensburg, Germany, 2002
The 43rd Annual Conference of Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, Kanazawa, Japan, 2004
OMNICARD 2006, Berlin, Germany, 2006
World Congress on Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, 2006
e-Health Satellite Workshop on the IEEE 2006 Conference in Damascus, Syria, 2006
Microsoft Workshop on Telemedicine and Telemonitoring, Brussels, 2010
Invited speaker at the THE 8TH CONGRESS ON HEALTH AND HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT "Better Health Managers for Better Health Systems", Northern Cyprus, September 2014
2013 - present Head of the Working Group of Experts on Telemedicine and Monitoring of Health at the Ministry of Public Health of Russian Federation
Muhammad Senang Sembiring
Muhammad Senang Sembiring is Executive Director of KEHATI/ The Indonesian Biodiversity Foundation since 2009. KEHATI is an independent grant-making institution, the first and largest biodiversity conservation trust fund in Indonesia.
Prior to his current position, Sembiring had extensive experiences in the Investment Banking and Capital Market with more than 25 years for several executive level positions. Sembiring last position was a Director of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX) for two consecutive periods from 2002 to 2009 where he supported KEHATI in creating a green index so called SRI-KEHATI index. The index performance consistently 10 % better (outperformed ) than the market since it was launched in 2009.
Siegfried Falk earned a degree in economics after attending universities in Germany and the United States, where the focus of his studies was on international trade as well as on countryspecific issues in politics and economics. Following an engagement in public policies in Washington, DC, he joined OIL WORLD in Hamburg, Germany, in 1997. Since 1999 he has been co-editor of OIL WORLD and is thus jointly responsible for the contents of various publications, complementing the team of analysts in observing and forecasting world supply, demand and prices in the field of oilseeds, oils & meals. In recent years he gave presentations at several international industry conferences in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America. Founded by S. Mielke in 1958, the independent OIL WORLD is recognized today as the leading information provider for the oilseeds, oils/fats and oilmeals industries. Authoritative analyses, statistics and forecasts are given in various daily, weekly, monthly and annual publications to producers, consumers, importers, trade organizations and government agencies worldwide.
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Dorab Mistry was born in India in 1953 and graduated from Bombay University in Commerce in 1973. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1976, having won the President’s Gold Medal.
He started his career at GODREJ, one of India’s leading industrial groups, in 1976. Since 1977 Dorab was based in London handling the vegetable oil buying and trading portfolio for GODREJ. The company’s wide ranging interests in vegetable oil processing, animal feeds, oleo chemicals, alcohols, soaps, toiletries, foods and plantations gave him a unique perspective of the world vegetable oil scenario.
Since 1996, Dorab has been a regular speaker on vegetable oil Price Outlook and is regarded as a leading analyst of price behaviour. He also writes and speaks regularly on the Indian economic scene. Dorab has served as India’s representative on the managing committee of the International Association of Seed Crushers and was its Vice President from 2006 to 2008.
In June 2013, Dorab Mistry was appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II Diamond Jubilee Birthday Honours List.
From April 2015, Dorab has re-located to Singapore.