24th – 28th June 2024   •   Durban, South Africa

SAI Platform Annual Event 2023

Transforming the Food System: A Deep Dive into the Practicalities of Regenerative Agriculture

SAI Platform Members Only   •   #SAIPlatform2023

Dionys Forster

Dionys Forster is the Director General of SAI Platform since April 2022. Bringing 20 years’ experience as a dynamic and respected leader in agri-food value chain, he was previously the Raw Material Sourcing Lead at Nestlé SA, where he developed sourcing strategies from field to factory, leading on the business’ sustainable agriculture impact assessment tools and innovative raw material sourcing. 

Prior to his involvement at Nestlé, he led international applied agricultural and environmental research for the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG).

He brings a wealth of knowledge in agri-food value chain management and the implementation of applied agriculture research and development programmes in biodiversity, soil, water, GHG emission reduction, and inclusive growth.