Andrea Koch

Program Leader Soil Carbon Initiative -United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney

Andrea Koch leads the Soil Carbon Initiative at the United States Studies Centre.

Andrea grew up on a broad acre farm in South Australia and her family still farms the land that was settled by her ancestors in the 1800’s. This upbringing has instilled in her a passion for agriculture. Andrea is also an experienced marketing strategist, her career experience includes twenty years in the telecommunications and media industries.

She now brings together deep experience in building businesses with today’s agenda for a sustainable approach. Given the “soil in her DNA”, and her deep understanding of the societal transformation required for a sustainable future, Andrea is passionate about bridging the gap between farmers, consumers, business and policy makers and bringing the agricultural sector into a renewed place of understanding and recognition.

Andrea holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of South Australia and a Master of Sustainable Development from Macquarie University.

Presentation Details

‘Giving Voice to Soil’