Sean de Cleene

Sean de Cleene is the Head of Food System Initiative and Member of the Executive Committee at the World Economic Forum. Sean has strong private sector, NGO, entrepreneurship and development experience. He has held senior positions in the private sector, primarily as the Senior Vice-President, Global Initiatives, Strategy and Business Development, Yara International, the world’s leading global crop nutrition company and recently as Vice-President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa AGRA. Former pro bono roles included: Chair, World Economic Forum New Vision for Agriculture Project Board; Co-Chair Emeritus, Grow Africa; Special Adviser to the UN Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Food Security and Nutrition. Current trustee roles include: The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) and the The Partnering Initiative (TPI)