Executive Committee

Harald von Witzke, President of HFFA
Prof. von Witzke is an agricultural economist and Chair for International Agricultural Trade and Development at Humboldt University of Berlin. He advises the German government and international organizations on international agricultural trade, economic development, world food security, distributive effects of globalization and climate change.

Rainer von Mielecki
, Vice President of HFFA
Rainer von Mielecki is a social scientist by training. He currently is Head of Global Public/Government Affairs Crop Protection at BASF SE in Limburgerhof, Germany.

Steffen Noleppa
, Treasurer of HFFA
Dr. Noleppa is a co-founder and managing partner of agripol GbR. He holds a Ph.D. in agricultural economics and has special expertise in evaluation techniques, modelling of agricultural markets, sector analysis and policy simulation, transition economics, project management, policy advice, impact assessment and regional development support.