Drª. Sylvia Wachsner
Director at SNA, Sociedade Nacional de Agricultura in Brazil.
Experienced director with strong knowledge of Brazilian agribusiness with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry. Strong professional focusing on farming and food production of small-medium enterprises. Experienced in setting up and working projects involving building value chains and attaining market access.
One of my biggest achievements has been to build and coordinate the Centro de Inteligência em Orgânicos and OrganicsNet, as the most searched and referenced organic production chain portals in Brazil.
Have been invited as speaker at organic food production venues, presenting topics related to entrepreneurship and innovation in food production.
Various published articles and interviews in the Brazilian media, on subjects such as organic food production and the agribusiness chain.
Presently I am involved in constructing SNASH, SNA’s ecosystem hub focusing in agtechs, foodtechs and greentech startups.
I serve on the board of the National Agricultural Society (Sociedade Nacional de Agricultura, SNA), and on various local and national committees and councils that deal with organic and sustainable food production and rural development. These committees have public and private sector participation.
Member of the National Agricultural Academy of Brazil (Academia Nacional de Agricultura).
Past board member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board.