WILLIAM TAING

WILLIAM TAING

2021 Australian Delegate

William is an agricultural systems, open innovation, strategy and policy practitioner. His quest is to unleash the potential for agriculture to be the leading force for good.

William is co-founder and Director of Beanstalk whose mission is to influence and build resilient, ethical, and responsible food production systems that feed our people nutritiously and regenerate our planet. William's work is focused on enabling emerging tech and scaling impactful business models across food production in Australia and Asia, specifically India, China, Singapore and the Greater Mekong region. Prior to Beanstalk, William worked extensively across senior Government policy roles focused on agriculture development, resource management, climate policy, and Asia relations.

In 2019, Will was selected as "40 under 40: Most Influential Asian-Australian" by the Australian National University, Asialink and PwC. He is also currently a Committee Member on the Australia-India Youth Dialogue.