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Oliver Frith

Oliver Frith

Head - Business Development


Oliver is an international sustainable development professional with over 10 years experience planning and delivery programs in the natural resource management, environment and agriculture sectors. He is responsible for managing the IRRI Business Development Office and works with teams across IRRI, as well as our external government, research and international development partners, to identify, manage and deliver on new business development opportunities for the institute.

Prior to joining IRRI, from 2014-2017, Oliver was the Director of Global Program at the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR) based in Beijing, China. In this role, he led INBAR's transition to a Research for Development (R4D) organization, expanding operations in Sub-Saharan Africa and strengthening programs in Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean.