Staff & Board

Advisory Board

The ADMI Advisory Board provides strategic guidance and assistance to the Institute. The board meets annually and is comprised of members representing various academic, commercial, governmental and non-governmental institutions with strong interests and experience in postharvest loss issues.

Pradeep Khanna (Chairperson) Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate Relations and International Development, University of Illinois

Usha Barwale-Zehr, Director and Chief Technology Officer, Mahyco Seeds

Jennifer Bernhard, Associate Dean for Research, The Grainger College of Engineering, University of Illinois

Robert Easter, President Emeritus, University of Illinois

Ashok Gulati, Chair Professor of Agriculture, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Marcelo Duarte Monteiro, Director of International Relations, Brazilian Association of Cotton Producers (ABRAPA)

Jimmy Smith, Director General, International Livestock Research Institute

Alison Taylor, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) (ex-officio)

Robert Zeigler, Director General Emeritus, International Rice Research Institute