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Jack Keeys


Jack Keeys coordinates KPMG’s Global Agri-food Network connecting over 50 countries across the world, while also co-authoring KPMG’s annual agribusiness agenda, weekly Fieldnotes newsletter and managing various agri-food consulting projects in the KPMG Propagate team. Jack is also the founder of two early-stage agri-food start-ups, captained the winning team at the 2022 IFAMA world business case competition in Costa Rica and is involved in various organisations including Young Farmers, FoodHQ strategic scholars and AsiaNZ foundation.

Jack’s career and volunteer experience has taken him from research institutes in Edinburgh to the Amazon rainforest and Galapagos islands of Ecuador, across to Kentucky, Hangzhou, Dublin, Kuala Lumpur, Botswana and hundreds of pastoral farms across the UK and New Zealand. In his ‘spare time’ Jack organises and completes charity challenges and has raised over $50,000 completing a marathon in gumboots, a 100km barefoot hike, and an upcoming expedition to climb 14 mountains in 10 days – recently receiving national recognition and the New Zealand Community Impact Award.

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