Keynote Speakers

Robert Appleby

Robert Appleby is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Cibus Capital, a London-based private equity platform, looking for investment opportunities in the food and agricultural arena. In the last 23 years, Robert has invested in emerging and developed economies across Oceania, Asia and Europe. Prior to founding Cibus, Rob was a co-founder and joint-CIO of ADM Capital Hong Kong and Director of the ADM Capital Foundation, a charitable organisation established in 2006 promoting environmental conservation. Before establishing ADM Capital, Robert spent 13 years at Lehman Brothers working in Fixed Income Sales and Trading in London and New York before moving to Singapore as Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Derivatives. Robert was educated at St Peters College, Oxford where he received a BA degree in Zoology and Anthropology (later promoted to an MA by seniority).