Non-Independent Non-executive Director

Toshikazu Takasaki joined the Board on 6 December 2012.

Mr Takasaki represents the interests of shareholder Sumitomo Chemical Company (SCC).

He is a former executive of SCC holding senior management positions in businesses relating to crop protection, both within Japan and in the US. He is now a business consultant with a national qualification registered by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry as a small and medium sized Enterprise Consultant.

He brings broad industry and international experience to the Board.

Board Committee memberships:

  • Member of the Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Member of the Nomination Committee