Hosts, co-hosts and opening plenary

Fiona Hyslop

Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs

Scotland (UK)

 @FionaHyslop

Biography

Phil Hogan

Commissioner
DG-AGRI

European Commission

 @PhilHoganEU

Biography

Mari Kiviniemi

Deputy Secretary-General

OECD

 @marikiviniemi

Biography

Yong-bok Kwon

 Deputy Minister

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
Korea

Biography

 

Lozana Vasileva

 Deputy Minister

Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, EU

Biography

 

Lord Duncan of Springbank

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Scotland and Northern Ireland

Biography

 

 

Anna Hill

 Journalist and Broadcaster

BBC Radio 4

Biography

 

Gunter Pauli

Entrepreneur and author of the Blue Economy

‌@MyBlueEconomy

Biography

Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh

Speakers

Gonzalo Amorim

 

Building Global Innovators

Biography

 

Jane Atterton

Scotland's Rural College

Biography

Rebecca Audsley

Climate Change Manager 

SAC Consulting

Biography

 

David Baldock

Scotland's Rural College

Biography

Phil Barnes

FogoIsland Coop

Biography

 

Sofia Björnsson

 

Swedish Federation of Farmers

Biography

 

Jackie Brierton

CEO

GrowBiz

@Grow_Biz

Biography

David L. Brown

 Co-Director

Community and Regional Development Institute

Biography

 

Erik Bergkvist

 

Regional Executive Committee of Västerbotten

Biography

 

Amanda Burgauer

Scottish Rural Action

Biography

Brendan Burns

Member of the Policy Unit

UK Forestry Contractors Association

Biography

 

Amanda Bryan

 Chair

Crown Estate Scotland

Biography

 

Willie Cameron

Founding Director

‘Cobbs’ Group of Companies

@mrlochness27

Biography

 

Stine Carlé

Strategy and Business Development Specialist 

E.ON Off Grid Solutions

Biography

 

Donna Chisholm

Area Manager, Moray

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Biography

Payayotis Chmakiotis

Regional Director EMEA

COMPO Expert Group

Biography

 

Margaret Clark

Chair

Rural Coalition

Biography

 

Peter Cook

ENRD Contact Point

Biography

 

Andrew Copus

 

James Hutton Institute

Biography

 

Alastair Dobson

Managing Director

Taste of Arran

Biography

Jan Dröge

 

Broadband Competence Center

Biography

 

@broadband_eu

Mihail Dumitru

Deputy Director General

DG-AGRI

Biography

 

Alain Dupeyras

Head of the Regional Development and Tourism Division

OECD

Biography

Päivi Ekdahl

Development Director

Regional Council of Lapland Institute for Transport Studies

Biography

 

Laura Enbuska-Mäki

Municipality Specialist

Regional Council of Lapland

Biography

 

 

Maura Farrell

Lecturer

National University of Ireland

Biography

 

David Freshwater

Professor of Agricultural Policy

University of Kentucky

Biography

 

Daniel Heery

Enrique Garcilazo

Head of Regional and Rual Policy Unit

OECD

 

 

 @Garcilazo_OECD

Biography

 

Jone Fernández

European Policies Officer

HAZI Foundation

Biography

Javier Gómez

 Scientific Officer

Joint Research Center, EU

Biography

 

David Gonzalez

Director of Technology

Advanced Manufacturing Department, Spain

Biography

 

John Grieve

Senior Policy Expert
ENRD Contact Point

Biography

 

Carol Guthrie

Head of Public Affairs and Media

OECD

‌@CarolJGuthrie

Biography

Kaley Hart

ENRD Contact Point

Biography

 

Daniel Heery

Stanislas d'Herbemont

 

REScoop

Biography

 

 @REScoopEU

Steffen Hess

Fraunhofer IESE

Biography

 

 

@Fraunhofer_IESE

Carmen Hubbard

 

Newcastle University

Biography

 

Tom Jones

 

European Economic and Social Committee

Biography

 

Juha Korhonen

Koillismaan Luonnonkala Ltd.

Biography

 

Kukka Kukkonen

David Lamb

ENRD Contact Point

Biography

 

 @David_ENRD

Julia Latto

Project Manager

Scottish Enterprise

Biography

Gerallt Llewelyn-Jones

Menter Mon LEADER group

@1953mud

Biography

 

Josefine Loriz-Hoffmann

Director 
Rural Development Programmes
European Commission

Biography

 

Sabrina Lucatelli

Coordinator of National Inner Areas Strategy

Italian Presidency of the Council

Biography

Daniela Luisi

 Expert

Inner Areas, Italy

Biography

Giuseppe Maggio

Economist

FAO

Biography

 

Ineke Malsch

Director

Malsch Techno Valuation

Biography

Francesco Mantino

Senior Researcher

Council for Research in Agricultural and Agricultural Economics

Biography

Duncan McConchie

Laggan Outdoors

 @lagganoutdoor

Biography

Chris McDonald

Policy Analyst

OECD 

 @ChrisMcOECD

Biography

Heino von Meyer

 Head of Centre

OECD Berlin

Biography

 

Elinor Mitchell

Director
Scottish Government

Biography

Aard Mulders

Senior Advisor
Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

Netherlands

Biography

Stefano Nicoletti

IoT Programme

Biography

Edina Ocsko

ENRD Contact Point

Biography

 

Joaquim Oliveira Martins

Special Advisor

OECD

@JoaquimOM

Biography

 

Julian Pace

Head of Rural

Scottish Enterprise

‌@julianpacerural

Biography

 

Nicole Pearson

Commonwealth Dept. of Regional Development

Australia

Biography

Clive Peckham

 

Nièvre Numérique

Biography

Hanna Leena Pesonen

 

LAG Pohjoisin Lappi

Biography

Teresa Pinto

Professor in Landscape and Planning

University of Evora

Biography

 

Wendy Pring

 Partner

KCP Services

Biography

 

Brian Pontifex

 Ambassador

Delegation of Australia to the OECD

Biography

 

Niclas Purfurst

Swedish Managing Authority

Biography

Jo O'Hara

Head

Forestry Commission, Scotland

Biography

 

Alessandra de Renzis

Public Officer

Tuscanny Regional Government

Biography

Carlo Ricci

 

Maiella Verde Food Community

Biography 

 @CMORicci

Oliver Roider

Senior Scientist

Institute for Transport Studies, Austria

Biography

 

Jan Willem van der Schans

Wagereningen Economic Research

Biography

Sarah Severn

Deputy Director
DEFRA

Biography

Mikitaro Shobayashi

Gakushuin Women’s College

Biography

 

Sally Shorthall

Newcastle University

Biography

Bill Slee

Emeritus Fellow

James Hutton Institute

Biography

Paul Soto

ENRD Contact Point

Biography

 

Willie Thomson

Technical Director

Harbro Ltd

Biography

 

Peter Verstrate

 

Mosameat, Netherlands

Biography

 

Richard Wakeford

Rural Strategist

 @Ruralstrategist

Biography

Tim Wojan

Peter Wostner

 Chair

OECD Working Party on Rural Policy

Biography

 

Katsuhiko Yamauchi

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
Japan

Biography

Håkan Ylinenpää

Lulea University of Technology

Biography

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