2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems
12-13 November 2014 • Makati Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines

Mr. Andrew McConville

mcconvilleHead of Corporate Affairs, Asia Pacific


Andrew McConville has been Head of Corporate Affairs for Syngenta in the Asia Pacific since 2008. Based in Singapore, he is responsible for the management of the company’s reputation and stakeholder relationships across the region in government and public affairs, public policy and partnerships, media relations, internal communications, community relations, corporate responsibility and issues and crisis management. Andrew has 20 years of experience in agricultural issues management, public relations, and corporate affairs. He has worked in the private sector—both corporate and consulting—and also spent several years working in government, managing issues and stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region, the United States, Europe, and South America. Andrew holds a first class honors degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of New England and a Master of Science in Agricultural Policy from Oxford University.


Session 4B: Rice Bowl Index in Support of Food Security Governance
Session 4D: Collaboration in Science and Technology with ASEAN Countries toward Food Security: The Syngenta Experience



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About the Organizer


SEARCA is one of the 21 regional centers of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). Founded on 27 November 1966, SEARCA is mandated to strengthen institutional capacities in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia through graduate education, short-term training, research and development, and knowledge management.

Contact Us

For further information and inquiries, please contact:

Acting Program Head
Research and Development
Department, SEARCA
Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines

Tel: +63 49 536-2287 loc 131