Health - from the ground up, presented by Woolworths
Date Tuesday 7th May
Time 7.00AM – 9.00AM
Venue The Stadium
Price $100 + online booking fee*
Tickets include a plated hot breakfast, tea/coffee and a General Admission Day Pass on Tuesday 7th May. Dress Code: Smart Casual.
Join us for a delightful new breakfast event with keynote speaker Prof. John Gilliland, emceed by Greenstock’s Managing Director Anna Speer who will provide some thoughts, provocative and curious, on the topics of circularity, systems thinking, and the interconnectedness that binds us all together, spanning from the diligent farmer and the bountiful land to the discerning consumer and their consumption habits.
This event offers a unique opportunity for all stakeholders within the value chain, emphasising the necessity for long-term vision and unwavering commitment to enact meaningful change.
Don't miss this chance to nourish both your mind and body as we explore the key ingredients for a sustainable future over a hearty breakfast.
About the speakers
Recently appointed as a special advisor to the UK’s Agriculture Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), John Gilliland, is a willow and livestock farmer from North Ireland, whose farm has independently been verified to be “Beyond” Net Zero, today. He is also the Professor of Practice in Agriculture and Sustainability at Queens University Belfast; and chair of the innovative, EIP-Agri funded, farmer led, carbon farming project, ARC Zero, www.arczeroni.org.
As an alumni of the US International Visitor Leadership Program, John Gilliland is highly respected and recognised as an excellent leader and communicator across the breadth of the Agri Food and Sustainable Land Management Sectors. This has included presentations to the Joint EU Agriculture & Environment Council, Bratislava, and the Global Summit on Soil Security, Sydney, where he was awarded “Best Paper.”
Anna Speer was appointed to Managing Director of Woolworths new stand-alone protein business Greenstock in April 2021.
With nearly 20 years’ experience in the global agribusiness industry, Anna is a collaborative leader with a strong track record in operational excellence, opening new markets, and building market credibility through innovative products that ensure competitiveness. Greenstock was created to work with primary producers and suppliers to craft the combined pork, beef and lamb needs of Woolworths Group’s retail, international, wholesale, and foodservice businesses.
Anna is leading the transformation of Greenstock’s business model into a strategic multi-channel protein specialist, while delivering high quality, sustainable and strong animal welfare solutions and long-term partnerships for Greenstock’s customers, partners, farmers, and team. We aspire to work with our suppliers and industry to lead protein agribusiness to a better future for all.
*Online booking fee of 2.5% will apply.