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Past Speakers

Devesh Chaturvedi, IAS

Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agricuture & Farmers' Welfare, Government of India

Shantanu Mitra

Senior Climate & Envornment Advisor
DFID Asia

Nitin Puri

Senior President & Global Head
FASAR, YES Bank

Sanjeev Asthana

Chairman
National Skills Foundation of India

Bhawanjeet Singh

Chief General Manager-Technical, EESL

Arpit Srivastava

Head-Business Development Products Tata Power

Vidya Soundarajan

Program Head-India, Action on Climate Today (ACT)

Rajeev Ahal

Director, GIZ

Ms Alka Bhargava, IFS

Joint Secretary, NRM & IC,Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation & Famers' Welfare Government of India

Bharati Joshi

Technical Director, CARE India Solutions for Sustainable Development

Dr A K Singh

Deputy Director General-Horticulture Sciences
ICAR

Sai Krishna Nanduri

Chief Executive Officer
NSFI

Mr.Prathemesh Barar

Director, Business Development
Equicap Asia

Shalini Sarin

Chair
Signify Foundation (Philips)

K S Murali

Senior Program Officer
IDRC

Shubha Sekhar

Director & Head-CSR & Sustainability
Coca-Cola India Pvt Ltd

Dr. Pramod Kumar Joshi

Director for
South Asia IFPRI

Mr Giriish Aivalli

Group Executive Director
Intello Labs

Mr. D.K. Manavalan

ED
AFPRO

Mr. Hemendra Mathur

Venture Capitalist Bharat Innovation Fund

Mr. K K Updhyay

NSFI

Mr. Manoj K. Yadav

Project Advisor
GIZ

Mr. Pankaj Pipariya

India Sales & Alliances Leader The Weather Company
IBM

Mr. P.k Mohapatra

Project Manager CARE India

Mr. Prasanna Rao

MD
Arya Collateral Warehousing Services Pvt Ltd

Mr. Rizwan UZ Zaman

State Team Leader Assam
ACT

Mr. Sanjay Sacheti

Country Head
India Region Olam Agro India Ltd

Mr. Simon Croxton

Lead Technical Advisor - Adaptation
ACT

Mr. Suyog Patel

Product Design Manager
Sangam Ventures

Mr. Tauseef Shahidi

Research Analyst
CEEW

Mr. Vishwas Gupta

Founder
Farms2Families

Mr.Amardeep Sibia

CEO
Satsure

Ms. Bianca Kummer

Co-Founder
PEAT

Ms. Naman Gupta

Team Leader
Maharashtra, ACT

Ms. Nidhi Pant

Co-Founder
S4S Technologies

Ms. Ruchi Jain

Founder & CEO
Taru Naturals

Dr Basavaraj Girennavar

MD
CRIYAGEN

Abhay Gandhe

Head Livlihoods
Tata Trust

Aditya Sethi

Director of Technology
Digital Green

Ashish Bhardwaj

Head Corp Comm
CLASS Agricultural Machinery

Dirk Walther

Project Director
SNUSP GIZ

Dr (Ms) Srivalli Krishnan

Senior Programme Officer Global Development,
BMGF

Dr Anthony Whitbread

Research Prog Director Innovation Systems for the Drylands
ICRISA

Dr Ashok M R Dalwai NRAA

IAS & CEO
GoI

Dr Atin K Tyagi

Sustainability & Climate Change & Jain Irrigation

Dr Ch Srinivasa Rao

Director
NAARM Hydereabad

Dr Harsh Bhanwala

Chairman
NABARD

Dr Kevin Tiessen

Senior Program Specialist
IDRC

Dr Narendra Singh Rathore

Deputy Director General (Education)
ICAR

Dr Patrick Cortbaoui

Academic Associate & Program Director McGill University Institute of Global Food Security Montreal
Canada

Dr S.K.Malhotra

Agriculture Commissioner
GoI

Dr Soumitra Das

Director
South Asia International Zinc Association

George C Varughese

President
Development Alternatives

Jatin Singh

Founder & CEO
Skymet Weather Services pvt Ltd

Joska Gernandaz

MD
K S Fertilizers India Pvt.Ltd

Lt Cdr (retd) CV Prakash

CEO
PetBharo Project

Maanav Yashroy

Director
BoP Business,Philips Lighting

M Karthikeyan

Program Leader
Dhan Foundation DHAN

Ms Anuradha Bhavnani

Regional Director
Shell Foundation

Ms Swati Nayak

Lead Specialist
IRRI

Ms T S Raji Gain

CGM
NABARD

Nilotpal Pathak

Partner
IFarm Venture Advisors Pvt.Ltd

Raghuram Lanka

Principal Program Manager
Microsoft Digital India Team

Rajeev Ahal

Director,
Director Natural Resource Management Deutsche

Rajeev K Varshney

Global Research Program Director
Genetics Gains

Ritu Verma

Co Founder
Ankur Capital

Roshan Pudasaini

Senior Programme Officer
SAK Nepal

Sachin Nandwana

Co Founder & Director
Bighaat

Sachin Nandwana

Co Founder & Director
Bighaat

Sagar Kaushik

COO
UPL

Salil Singhalr

Chairman and Managing Director
PI industries

Sanjib Dey

Sr Project Coordinator
WHH

Smt Krishna Raj

Hon'ble Minister of State
DAC GoI

Vinay Kumar

Regional Director for Asia & Global Initiatives
Digital Green

Wouter Verhey

Agri-Counsellor for India & Sri Lanka Embassy of Kingdom of Netherlands

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