Rob Hulme is Director Asia at Beanstalk Agtech. Rob is a global agribusiness executive who still likes to get his hands dirty. His family still operate a 5th generation cropping and sheep operation in Australia, and this drives Rob’s passion for our food system. He has qualifications in Ag Science and Business, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Rob has over 28 years’ global experience in research, operations, strategy and M&A. His most recent roles with Bayer in Asia included Country Head Vietnam and Greater China, and Head of APAC Business Development and ASEAN Innovation for the Bayer group. As Asia Director with Beanstalk based in Singapore, Rob works actively with innovators, agribusiness corporates, investors and government agencies across Asia Pacific. He is involved with several AgriFoodTech Accelerators, and NGO Advisory Board and Mentor Roles with Startups in Australia, Singapore and China and is a sought-after speaker.