2050: Feeding The Next 2 Billion – Mark Zawacki
6:00 pm
Work Club Melbourne 287 Collins

The world’s population is currently 7.6 billion inhabitants, which according to WHO is expected to increase dramatically to approximately 9.8 billion inhabitants by 2050. That’s a lot of new mouths to feed and those hockey stick growth projections we all saw as kids is now actually happening.

In this talk, Mark will address the myriad of severe challenges in feeding ‘the next 2 billion’ people, some emerging solutions with their respective advantages & disadvantages, and the worldwide leadership imperative required to address such a truly global challenge.


The Speaker

Mark Zawacki is an advisor, researcher and investor. Based in San Francisco, he’s worked in over 80 counties to date in a wide variety of sectors including financial services, retail, media, telco, manufacturing, healthcare & pharmaceuticals and government. He has spent a considerable amount of time in the past few years researching the global agriculture sector and assessing it’s state of readiness to feed 9.8B inhabitants. Mark has previously resided in Australia (twice) and remains a very frequent visitor. His Australian clients have included CBA, Telstra, AMP, the NRMA, Challenger, Clearview Financial, Financial Wisdom and Colonial First State. He’s also been an Advisor to Cure Brain Cancer Foundation in Australia.