- Stefan Heinke is Director for Partnerships with Development Organizations and Think Tanks at Bayer, division Crop Science
- He has more than 25 years of professional experience, mainly in sustainability and business development. He is a member of the Steering Committee at the Farm to Market Alliance and Sustainability advisor to Chanzi Ltd, Tanzania.
- Stefan holds a PhD in public environmental law from the University of Bonn
- He has a PG Diploma in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development from Imperial College, London