HarvestPlus would like to introduce our new CEO, Beverley (Bev) Postma. An innovative and transformative leader, Bev comes to HarvestPlus from Food Industry Asia (FIA). FIA is Asia's first non-profit regional platform to tackle food security, nutrition and regulatory harmonization. At FIA, Bev successfully raised multi-millions of dollars from public and private sources while leveraging game-changing partnerships with such international actors as the World Bank, the World Economic Forum and the United Nations. Her work at FIA raised the visibility and voice of Asia's food industry globally in nutrition and food safety. Her long career in food security and nutrition has created a broad international network among governments, NGOs and the private sector committed to strengthening food security for people worldwide.
“We cannot work in silos if we want good science and technology to prevail.”Bev Postma
Bev is a trusted leader and a passionate advocate of building on nutrition, biotechnology and food innovation to deliver results in ending global hunger. Together with HarvestPlus and its partners, Bev Postma will make an invaluable contribution to reaching a billion people with biofortified foods by 2030.
Global spokesperson and CEO with 25 years’ experience in nutrition and food science.
Winner of the prestigious Gold Standard Award for Professional Excellence 2016.
Founding member of the Asia Roundtable on Food Innovation for Improved Nutrition - ARoFIIN.
Founding Partner of the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) convened by the World Bank.