President, IFOAM - Organics International
Andre Leu is the Author of the ‘Myths of Safe Pesticides.’ He is the President of IFOAM – Organics International, the world change agent and umbrella body for the organic sector. IFOAM – Organics International has around 950 member organisations in 127 countries. He is a founding steering committee member of Regeneration International, an organization that promotes farming systems that regenerate soil organic matter to reverse climate change.
He has an extensive knowledge of farming and environmental systems across Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Australasia from over 40 years of visiting and working in over 100 countries. Andre and his wife, Julia, have an organic tropical fruit farm in Daintree, Australia.
Andre has a degree in Communications and post-graduate qualifications in adult education. He lectures and teaches at universities, institutions, and workshops around the world. He speaks at numerous conferences, seminars, workshops as well as United Nation events on every continent. He meets with governments, industry, farmers, consumers, and NGOs on the multi-functional benefits of regenerative organic agriculture. He has published extensively in magazines, newspapers, journals, conference proceedings, newsletters, websites, and other media, as well as doing media interviews.