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Robert Horster
Global Sustainability Director Agricultural Supply Chains and Food Ingredients & Head of Environmental Markets, Cargill

Robert brings over 25 years of experience in agricultural commodity markets and sustainability. In addition to his role leading sustainability efforts for Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain and Food Ingredients businesses, he is also leading a team developing a new generation of nature-based projects to co-create solutions with farmers to combat climate change. Robert is based in the Netherlands. Prior to this role, Robert led global trading, origination and sustainability for Cargill’s Edible Oils group. Robert holds a master's degree from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in monetary economics and fundamental economic theory. He has lectured on food security and commodity risk at Singapore Management University and the Erasmus University. Robert is a board member for the Dutch Fats, Oils and Margarine Product Board (MVO) and the chairman of MVO’s sustainability working group. Other ex officio positions include Advisory Board Member of the commodity trading and supply chain curriculum for the Erasmus University and senator of the Allard Pierson archeological museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. More information LinkedIn – robert-horster-2757315


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