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Simon Winter

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Simon Winter

Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
Simon Winter

Simon Winter became SFSA Executive Director in 2017. He joined from TechnoServe, where he had been SVP, Development in Washington, D.C, and previously led operations in sub-Saharan Africa. From 2015-2017, Simon was also a Senior Fellow of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Among Simon’s board and advisory roles, he currently chairs the Steering Committee of the Farm to Market Alliance. He is also an adviser to the World Economic Forum’s food and agriculture work, including being a Steering Committee member of the Food Action Alliance and co-chairing the Ambassadors for the Food Innovation Hubs. He is a member of the Griffith Foods Sustainability Advisory Council and the Board of ACRE Africa. His earlier career included management positions at McKinsey & Co, development consulting, economic planning for a Ministry in Botswana, and roles on three continents with Barclay’s Bank. A UK citizen, Simon holds a PhD in Economics from SOAS, London.