Robyn Cooper

Crops Manager
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  • Crops

Robyn is responsible for the Crops Working Group, leading the strategy and implementation for crops related activities within SAI Platform, in close partnership with member organisations.

Prior to joining SAI Platform, Robyn has worked in sustainable agriculture and rural development for over 7 years. She specialised mostly in sugarcane throughout southern Africa, within AB Sugar and their subsidiary, Illovo Sugar Africa. She led various multi-stakeholder projects across the industry, specialising in sustainable small-holder value chains, complex systems analysis, stakeholder capability development, and multi-stakeholder collaboration and facilitation.

Robyn has an M.A. in ‘Globalisation, Business and Development’, from the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, and a B.A. in Molecular Plant Biology (Natural Sciences) from the University of Cambridge.