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Michael Spandern
Industry Advisor at SPANDERN


Michael Spandern, agronomist and brewer, is a senior agribusiness professional with 20+ years of international experience. He has spent his career as business development consultant or in leading positions with feed and grain companies, biotech firms, alcohol producers, farming integrations, NGOs and suppliers to the industry around the world. As a top rated speaker and lecturer at various conferences and seminars he passionately shares his insights about the creation of sustainable value chains from the field to the table. Michael graduated in agriculture at the University of Kiel, Germany and later he earned a postgraduate degree in brewing and distilling at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. Over the years he found that food and energy production are all interdependently connected. Michael recently spends quite some time in the Russia, the Middle East and Africa where imaginative entrepreneurs set the scene for a post oil economy.