Dr. Stefan Heinke
Director Partnerships Development Organizations & Think Tanks
Stefan manages the partnerships of Bayer, Division Crop Science with Development Organizations and Think Tanks. His responsibility is to drive collaboration and initiatives which serve Bayer´s sustainability commitments towards empowering smallholders, reducing GHG emissions in agriculture, improving the sustainability of agriculture concerning water use, biodiversity and soil health and the reduction of environmental impacts of agricultural inputs. He joined the agricultural input industry in 1999 and has relevant work experience as Senior Legal Counsel with responsibility for Africa, Deputy Manager of Bayer BioScience GmbH in Potsdam and as Team Lead in the Business Development department. He served as member of the Executive Board of Round Table for Responsible Soy and in the Steering Committee of the Collaborative Soy Alliance. He holds a PhD in Environmental Law from the University of Bonn and a Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development from the University of London.