Linda is a founding member of the Kensington Trust Group, who is the trustee for E Agri Pte Ltd. Linda is the Managing Director of Kensington Trust Singapore Limited. Linda is a graduate of Monash University, Australia, with a Bachelor of Economics. She trained as an auditor with a Singapore Big 4 accounting firm. She went on to join the hospitality industry as an accountant before moving into the trustee industry. Her professional memberships include CPA Australia, registered Malaysian Chartered Accountant and Chairperson of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Singapore Branch.
Linda was attached with a global independent Trust company for 15 years, where her last position was Managing Director of the Singapore Office with over 50 employees and over USD100 million of assets under administration. E Agri is looking to add independent Directors in the next three-six months that bring either capital markets or Food & Agri expertise and relationships within the target markets of the business.
Rob Hulme is a senior agribusiness executive with over 25 years' global experience developing and delivering business strategy and operational results in large, diverse, complex, cross-cultural organisations. Rob's previous roles include Technical Officer at Schering/AgrEvo, Business and Product Manager at AgrEvo/Aventis and various roles at Bayer including Commercial Manager, Managing Director and Country Head of China and Divisional Head of Bayer Vietna, and Head of Business Development and Industrial Sales to name just a few. Rob is currently the Head of Asia and Co-Founder of Beanstalk Agtech in Singapore.
Elizabeth has dedicated her entire working career of 32 years to banking and finance advising private clients, providing a highly personalised very professional and confidential wealth management service and providing holistic advice on wealth preservation and legacy planning. Elizabeth was the Managing Director Head of South East Asia of Rothchild's Wealth Management (Singapore) and then Managing Director of LGT Bank (Singapore) a global Private Bank that acquired ABN Amro Asia. She has been covering Asia for 23 years, living both in Singapore and the UK.
As the founder of E Agri, Nigel is a passionate entrepreneur now focused on sustainable solutions using over 20 years of experience doing business in Australia and internationally in the US, Europe and Asia markets. Nigel was the driving force behind Envest and has had roles as founder, executive director and investor. His current key business interests include GreenCo Water () with operations in Australia, SE Asia and China (delivering clean water solutions) and Nihao Global () an organisation providing on-the-ground services for language, travel and interpretation for customers across 19 cities in China.
Originally from a rural background and with the family still owning the farm, he has a clear understanding of the rural and urban landscape, as well as risks and opportunities within these markets. Nigel has extensive experience in business operations, intellectual property (as an inventor, patents, licencing negotiation's), cross border transactions, plastics and plastic manufacturing, due diligence and executing business acquisitions.
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Graeme entered the industry as a greenhouse grower in the late 1980s and since this time has founded Graeme Smith Consulting in 1998 to supply specialised services to the protected cropping industry.
Graeme provides advise on delivered services to the wider industry including:
Crop Advisory Services
Representation on national Industry Body (AHGA & Protected Cropping Australia)
Representation on Victorian State Industry Body (HFF)
Chaired Protected Cropping Working Group for HAL & AusVeg
Developed Climate & Financial Studies for New and Extension Projects
Delivered Industry Training in Protected Cropping