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James Fry

James Fry, LMC International Ltd

Dr Fry is the Chairman of LMC. He jointly founded LMC International in 1980 , 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 overall charge of its work in commodity-based sectors.

LMC's headquarters are in Oxford, UK. LMC has three US offices, with the regional HQ in New York, as well as offices in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Bangkok and Frankfurt, with a partner office in São Paulo, Brazil.

Dr Fry was educated at Oxford University, where he obtained an MA in Mathematics and a Doctorate in Economics

Dorab Mistry

Dorab E Mistry OBE, Director of Godrej International Limited

Mr Dorab Mistry is the Director Godrej International Ltd.

Mr Dorab Mistry 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.

From April 2015, Dorab has re-located to Singapore.

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.

Since 1996, Mr Dorab has been a regular speaker on vegetable oil Price Outlook specializing on analysis of price behaviour. He also writes and speaks regularly on the Indian economic scene.

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.

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.

Mohamad Fadhil Hasan

Mohamad Fadhil Hasan, GAPKI

Dr Fadhil Hasan is the Director of Corporate Affairs Asian Agri and member of National Economic and Industry Committee (KEIN).

Previously he held various positions included the World Bank’s consultant for the Budget Committee-DPR RI, Co-Team Leader of UNDP Project on Orientation Program for New Members of Indonesian Parliament, and Director of the Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF). He was also Director of Standardization and Smallholder Development of Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) in 2015-2017 and Executive Director of Indonesian Palm Oil Association in 2009 - 2017.

Mr. Fadhil Hasan graduated from Bogor Agricultural University, and earned Master of Science from Iowa State University, USA and finished Ph.D program at the University of Kentucky, USA majoring in Agricultural Economics. He publishes articles for newspapers and journals in Indonesia and abroad.

Bayu Krisnamurthi

Bayu Krisnamurthi, Indonesian Society of Agricultural Economics/PERHEPI

Dr. Bayu Krisnamurthi is the Chairman of Indonesian Society of Agricultural Economics (ISAE) (2011 – present).

He held several positions in the government among others are the Vice Minister of Trade Republic of Indonesia (2011-2014), Vice Minister Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia (2009 – 2011), Deputy Coordinating Minister for Agriculture and Marine, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs Republic of Indonesia (2005 – 2009), and CEO of Indonesia Estate Crop Fund (IECF) for Palm Oil (2015 – 2017).

While serving as government officer, Dr. Krisnamurthi co-initiated ISPO (Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil) certification system and co-founded PISAgro (Partnership on Indonesia Sustainable Agriculture; a private sectors movement promoting Sustainable Development, Food Security, and Poverty Alleviation with about 25 companies). He held several position among others are The Program Coordinator for Indonesia National Social Security Program, member Indonesia National Coordinating Team for Poverty Reduction, Republic of Indonesia (2008 – 2010); Program Coordinator, Indonesia Biofuel Development Program (2006 – 2008); and Team Coordinator for Indonesia National Coordinating Team for Food Stabilization (2007 – 2010). He was also the Chief Executive, Indonesia National Committee on Avian Influenza Control and Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (2006 – 2010) and Coordinator for ASEAN Task Force on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (2009-2010), and member of Expert Team for “Indonesia 2045” the Government of Indonesia.

Dr. Krisnamurthi is also Chairman of Board of Yayasan Danamon Peduli (Danamon Peduli Foundation) since 2015 and Board Member of Yayasan Bina Swadaya (Self-Reliance Development Foundation since 1999. He was Vice-Chairman of Indonesia Economist Association (2006-2010);, Commissioner for PT Pusri (Fertilizer State Own Enterprise, 2005-2006); Commissioner for Perum Bulog (Food State Own Enterprise, 2006-2011); and President Commissioner for PT PGN (Gas State Own Enterprise, 2012-2015). Dr. Krisnamurthi also very active and initiate several CSO for education and community development.

Dr. Krisnamurthi received Republic of Indonesia’s highest medal of honor “Bintang Mahaputra” for his work, dedication and achievement; and special honor of “Ordre du Merite Agricole” from Republic of France, for his role and contribution in world agriculture development and Indonesia – France cooperation.

Dr. Krisnamurthi got his PhD in Agriculture Economics from Bogor Agriculture University (1998), the university where he started his professional career as a lecturer esearcher since 1988. He is an active Senior Lecturer and Researcher at Agribusiness Department, Faculty of Economic of the university.

Dr. Krisnamurthi was born in Manado, Indonesia, October 18, 1964 and currently live in Bogor.

Abdul Rasheed Janmohammed

Abdul Rasheed Janmohammed, PEORA

Abdul Rasheed Janmohammed is a President of Bin Qasim Association of Trade & Industry (BQATI). He also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Edible Oil Conference (PEOC), Mapak Edible Oils (Pvt.) Limited (Edible Oil Refinery), FWQ Enterprises (Pvt) Limited (Edible Oil Jetty), Mapak Qasim Bulkers (Pvt.) Limited (Edible Oil Terminal).

Currently he is holding Director position of some companies i.e. Bulk Management (Pakistan) Pvt. Limited, Westbury (Private) Limited, Dalda Foods (Pvt) Limited, Trading Enterprises (Pvt.) Limited, Shakoo (Private) Limited, F&B Bulk Storage (Pvt.) Limited and National Trade and Transport Facilitation Committee (NTTFC) of Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan.

He is a member managing committee of some organization such as Karachi Health Association (Kharadar General Hospital), Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), All Pakistan Solvent Extractors’ Association (APSEA). He is also an active member of Rotary Club, Karachi.

He was a chairman of Association of Shippers' Councils of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka (ASCOBIPS), Pakistan Shippers’ Council of FPCCI and Pakistan Edible Oil Refiners Association (PEORA).

His study achievement is a master degree of law. He has been a speaker on various global seminars on Edible Oil in Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Dubai and Pakistan.

Rino Afrino

Rino Afrino, Indonesia Palm Oil Smallholder's Association/APKASINDO

Rino Afrino is the Deputy Secretary General of Indonesia Palm Oil Smallholder's Association (APKASINDO) and the Secretary of APKASINDO branch Riau as well.  He is also a member of Indonesia Palm Oil Platform (FOKSBI-UNDP) Working Group and was a member of Smallholders Empowerment and Replanting Program, Oil Palm Plantation Fund Management Agency from April 2016 – April 2017.

Mr Rino graduated from Petroleum Engineer Trisakti University in Jakarta and achieved his Master degree from Indonesia Open University in Riau.

Edison Sihombing

Edison Sihombing, PT Socfin Indonesia

Mr Edison Sihombing is the Head of Agriculture Department PT Socfin Indonesia since 2013.  He has been working in PT. Socfin Indonesia since 1989. He started his career in the company as an Assistant Manager in oil palm plantation and rubber plantation, became the Chief Assistant Manager in 1994,  Estate Manager in 1997 and General Manager in 2006.

Mr Edison Sihombing has been a national and international conference speaker since 2012.

Mr Edison Sihombing graduated from Gadjah Mada University majoring in Soil Science in 1983. He achieved his Master of Agroecotechnology degree from University of North Sumatra in 2014.

Thomas Mielke

Thomas Mielke, ISTA Mielke GmbH (OIL WORLD)

Thomas Mielke is Executive Director of ISTA Mielke GmbH in Hamburg (Germany), OIL WORLD, a leading research organization that provides global supply, demand and price analyses, statistics and forecasts for all the major oilseeds, vegetable oils & animal fats and oilmeals as well as for biodiesel and other products with clients in 100 countries.
Two times a week a market report is also released in Mandarin. Thomas Mielke joined the OIL WORLD team in the mid-1970s, after studying economics. He is a member of the Programme Advisory Committee of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board. In 2014 Thomas Mielke received a Lifetime Excellent Award of the Malaysian industry in recognition of his contributions and commitments.

OIL WORLD was founded in 1958 and it is recognized worldwide for its independent, authoritative and unbiased information. The WEEKLY and daily FLASH reports can be obtained from the Internet at www.oilworld.de.

Dono Boestami

Dono Boestami, BPDP KS

Mr. Boestami is Chief Executive of BPDP KS (Oil Palm Plantation Fund Management Agency).

Prior to joining BPDP KS in February 2017, Mr. Boestami was the CEO of PT MRT Jakarta from March 2013 until October 2016. He was responsible to get the first MRT project in Indonesia going, after being delayed for 5 years. From 2011 to 2013 he was the CFO of PT Atlas Resources Tbk and from 2006 until 2011 was CFO of PT Bukit Asam (Persero) Tbk (PTBA).

He was also an investment banker for more than 10 years at Danareksa, Citigroup and Barclays Capital working on Corporate Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Securitization, and Mergers & Acquisitions transactions. He started his career as a commercial banker with with Bank Niaga.

Mr. Boestami graduated in Civil Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Platteville got a M.Sc. in Project & Construction Management  from Golden Gate University.

Suroso Rahutomo

Suroso Rahutomo, Indonesian Oil Palm Research Instiitute (IOPRI)

Dr Suroso is the Head of Soil and Agronomy Research Group, Indonesian Oil Palm Research Institute (IOPRI). He is a researcher in soil science and agronomy at IOPRI since 1998, focuses on best management practices, nutrient and plant relationship, and environment quality. He also involves in various trainings as an instructor to disseminate concepts of best management practices in oil palm to smallholders and planters around Indonesia.

Mr. Suroso graduated from Bogor Agricultural University major in Soil Science, achieved his Master of Agriculture (MA) from The University of Queensland, Australia and Doctor of Philosophy, in Soil Science from Iowa State University, USA.

Dodi Reza Alex

Dodi Reza Alex Noerdin, Regent of Musi Banyuasin

Dodi Reza Alex is the Regent of Musi Banyuasin District. He was a member of the House of Representative of the Republic of Indonesia and serves as Deputy of Commission IV and Deputy of Golongan Karya (Functional Groups) Faction before elected as the Regent.

As a businessman, he is President Director for several companies i.e. PT. Pandji Media Network, PT. Panji Media Gemilang, PT. Radio Trijaya FM and Radio TPI. He is Director of PT. Mitra Pratama Khatulistiwa and Commissioner of PT. Grita Artha Kreamindo.

Mr Dodi graduated from University of Leuven (UCL), Belgium with ‘Grande Distinction’ (High Honour) major in Licencié en Sciences Economiques in 1996. In 1997, he achieved his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. He achieved fellowship on IDEAS 2.0, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, Cambridge MA, USA in 2010.

Dodi Reza Alex is active in several organizations and hold some important positions i.e. Chairman of Chambers of Commerce of South Sumatra since 2010, President of Sriwijaya Football Club since 2008, Team Manager of Indonesia Super League All Star, Indonesia since 2010, member of ad-Hoc committee professional club of Asian Football Confederation since 2010, Secretary General of Louven Licencié en Sciences Economiques, Belgium since 1996, and member of The Canadian Red Cross Society, British Columbia, Canada.

Sri Adiningsih

Sri Adiningsih, Presidential Advisory Council

Mrs Sri Adiningsih is currently Chairperson of Presidential Advisory Council from 2015. She was Member of Central Bank of Bank lndonesia Supervisory Board from 2013 to 2015 and also Director of Research and Training Centre of Economics and Business (P2EB) FEB UGM from 2013-2015.

Mrs Sri Adiningsih was graduated from Gadjah Mada University in 1985 major in Economic Development. She earned her master degree from University of lllinois, USA in 1989. She also achieved her doctor degree major in Economics from University of lllinois, USA in 1996.

Tony Liwang

Tony Liwang, PT SMART Tbk.

Dr. Tony Liwang is the Division Head of Plant Production & Biotechnology, Sinar Mas Agribusiness, Indonesia, since 2007 while previously he was the Division Head of SMART Research Institute (SMARTRI) since 1999.

Recently, he is a member of numerous scientific organizations in Indonesia as well as in overseas, e.g. the Research Committee of Oil Palm Plantation Fund Management Agency (or Komite Riset Badan Pengelola Dana Perkebunan Kelapa Sawit, BPDP KS), the Indonesian Palm Oil Society (or Masyarakat Kelapa Sawit Indonesia, MAKSI), the Indonesian Plant Breeder Association (or Perhimpunan Pemulia Tanaman Indonesia, PERIPPI), and the Indonesian Agronomist Association (or Perhimpunan Agronomi Indonesia, PERAGI), etc. In addition, he is a Supervisory Board Member of the Alumni Association of his alma mater, Wageningen Agricultural University, the Netherlands, and also as Executive Board Member of the Alumni Association of Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB), as well as Business School (SB) of Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB), Indonesia.

He joined as a member of the Indonesian Agricultural Ministry’s palm oil advocacy team for Indonesian sustainable palm oil in several countries.

His research has been widely published in national and international scientific journals, and the journal for the National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) for gene bank.

His research interest is to start up the scientific based findings into commercial scale in agri-business sectors, or so called agri-techno-preneurship.

Alexandre P. Cooman

Alexandre P. Cooman, Cenipalma

Dr. Alexandre P. Cooman is the Managing Director at Colombian Oil Palm Research Centre – Cenipalma since June 2017. Before, he served as Extension Director from 2015 to 2017.

Prior to joining Cenipalma in January 2015 he was Phytosanitary Manager Colombian Federation of Oil Palm Growers, Fedepalma in 2012 – 2014, Project manager in United Nations Environment Programme – UNEP in 2006 – 2012, EurepGAP Inspector – Integra representative Colombia in 2002 – 2006, Director from Oct 2004 to Oct 2006 and Scientific Coordinator from June 1996 to Oct 2004 in Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano - Bio-Systems Centre.

He achieved his doctor degree in Applied Biological Sciences, Biosystems Analysis: Modeling, Applied Statistics, Economic Analysis from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Leuven, Belgium in 2002.

Dato' Dzulkifli Bin Abd Wahab

Dato' Dzulkifli Bin Abd Wahab, Felda

Dato' Dzulkifli Bin Abd Wahab is currently works as consultant (Head of Energy and Industrial Resources) at Evant & Co, Kuala Lumpur. He was also appointed as FELDA Board Member and Chairman Felda Technoplant Sdn Bhd.

He was a civil servant working under Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) with 38 years of service, and was a former Director General of FELDA from 2009 to 2012. During his career with FELDA, he had accumulated a vast experience in land development and resettlement projects. Prior to his retirement, he was seconded to Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia and was posted to Rome, Italy as the alternate permanent representative of Malaysia to Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) of the United Nations (UN).

He had previously been board member of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), Science Advisory Board of Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), FELDA Investment Cooperative and FELDA Global Ventures (FGV) Holdings as well as its subsidiaries and joint ventures company. Recently he was appointed by FAO as National Consultant to help FAO arrange regional meeting on Agricultural Biotechnology for Asia Pacific Region in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Dato’ Dzulkifli Bin Abd Wahab graduated in Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) majoring Geography from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. He also holds a post-graduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation (DipSI) from Oxford University (UK). He had attended several international-level executive courses including Advance Management Programme (INSEAD, France), High Performance Boards (IMD, Switzerland), Strategic Leadership (Oxford University, UK) Human Capital Management (Asian Institute of Management, Manila) and Industrial Management (JICA/JIM, Japan).

Mahendra Siregar

Mahendra Siregar, Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC)

Mr. Mahendra Siregar is the Executive Director of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries. He was Chairman of Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), Vice-Minister of Finance and Vice-Minister of Trade. After more than two decades work for the government, Mahendra joins the corporate world.

Hadi Fauzan

Hadi Fauzan, PT Bumitama Gunajaya Agro

Mr. Hadi Fauzan is the Director of Sustainability & Compliance PT Bumitama Gunajaya Agro since 2014 while previously he was Risk Management & Sustainability Director PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya in 2012 – 2014, Corporate Affairs & Chief Operating Officer (COO) PT Sampoerna Agro Tbk in 2007 – 2012, Corporate Affairs Philip Morris International – Switzerland in 2006 – 2007 and also occupied several Director Position (Operations, Human Resources, Corporate Affairs) PT HM Sampoerna Indonesia Tbk for 25 years.

He earned his master degree from Kennedy Western University USA in 2001, he also took professional development such Executive Management Development Asian Institute Management, Philippines in 1997 and Human Resource Management Thunderbird University – Arizona USA in 2001.

Maríadaniela Bolaños Madríz

Maríadaniela Bolaños Madríz, Grepalma

Ms Mariadaniela is the Coordinator of Good Agricultural Practices, Grepalma since 2016. She is experience in the cultivation of oil palm in the areas of: certified seed production, nursery management, planting, maintenance, phytosanitary management, assisted pollination, harvesting and extraction of palm oil and palm kernel oil as well as in laboratory equipment and processes for the evaluation of the quality of oils as a source of biodiesel and biodiesel production.

She graduated from Zamorano University Honduras Agricultural Engineering with knowledge on BPM, POES, HACCP, monitoring of agricultural and livestock systems in the respective branches of breeding and zootechnics and investigation processes. In 2015 she Intern at Hacienda La Cabaña S.A. in Meta, Colombia, experience in the process of evaluating the quality of oils and biodiesel and the production of biodiesel from palm oil.

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