Evija Pudane is an Executive Director and Strategic Leader of the CLEANTECH LATVIA Clean Technology Cluster. She is responsible for organizational development, initiation of new international partnerships and mutual cooperation, as well as development of new business projects in the field of clean technologies: organic agriculture, smart urban and rural management, human capital development, planning
Nigmatjon Anvarov coordinates digital service of the OSCE project on agriculture in Uzbekistan. He has 3 years’ experience in the field of IT. He specializes in dealing with agricultural issues using the information technology approach. Previously, he was the head of innovation center called IUT-Lab (2016-2018), project manager in the US shipping company, Pacel-Uz (2019).
Mr. Jovan Jekic serves as a Senior WTO/Trade Advisor for USAID’s Competitiveness, Trade and Jobs (CTJ) in Central Asia Activity, based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He is a senior attorney with over 35 years of experience in international commercial law, intellectual property, customs rules and procedures, business regulatory environment, trade and investment policies. For the past
Javier Piedra serves as Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Asia, where he provides oversight and management for the South and Central Asia and Technical Services portfolios, with the exception of USAID/India. Piedra brings 35 years of private and public sector experience to USAID. He has also spent several years in Asia working on
Mr. Geoff Wright is a private sector development advisor with 20 years of experience advising governments and the private sector on regulatory, trade policy and facilitation reform in emerging markets. He began his career with New Zealand Treasury and then worked for that country’s largest investment bank. He has subsequently served in long and short-term
Sabit Narbayev, C5+1 Initiative Lead, USAID Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs Activity in Central Asia
Mr. Narbayev is a Master of Business Administration (marketing) and an international trade specialist. Не has seventeen-year experience in education and private sectors, international organizations and a government agency, including internship programs in the U.S., Malaysian and Korean trade promotion agencies. As the Head of the Representation Offices of Kazakhstan’s export and investment agency (Kazakh
Oleksandr Khorev is a Head of Fruit-Inform Project, which is a fruit and vegetable subsidiary of APK-Inform Group of Companies that provides services to agrarian companies throughout the world and focuses on market information, market analyses and coordinating and organizing high-profile fresh produce industry events. Oleksandr Khorev has a deep knowledge of the Ukrainian horticultural