DATO JOEL LOW
CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dato’ Joel Low is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Agrivo International Limited, and Advisor of the Global Agricultural Exchange (GAX). Dato’ Joel has over a decade of experience in the Agri-food sector, which stemmed from his early career in a Michelin-star restaurant group and investments into agri-food ventures. He is also a renowned international speaker for topics such as ESG, Food Security and Sustainability as well as Technology in Agriculture and is an award-winning entrepreneur.
He has been invited as Guest Speaker to speak at global and international events such as the United Nations (UN) Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition Conference 2018, UNLEASH Global 2018, the Sustainable Food Summit 2018, and several agricultural investment seminars annually in the United States (US), London and Tokyo. Recently, Dato’ Joel has been invited to speak at the world-renowned ESSEC Business School as a pioneer in Blockchain Technology for Agriculture. An award-winner entrepreneur, some of Dato’ Joel’s notable accolades include the Emerging Entrepreneur Award 2014 and the Most Influential Young Entrepreneur Award 2018 awarded by the Minister of Entrepreneurial Development in Malaysia.
His eye for detail and foresight have since assisted the company and many investors likewise to make informed decisions with regards to investing in the agriculture sector. In 2016, to recognize his contribution between ASEAN and China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative, Dato’ Joel was appointed as the Vice-President for the Hainan Pepper Association in China. Presently, Dato’ Joel is gearing the company and its subsidiaries towards the Initial Public Offering (IPO) and is concurrently spearheading a technology startup that is poised to empower the global agricultural ecosystem through disruptive technologies.