MBA, University of Tasmania
Grad Cert, Data Analytics, Boston University
BSc.Agr, University of Sydney
Prior to joining ProAgni, Ashley Sweeting was Australia GM for the animal division of Life Biosciences, a Harvard affiliated biotech. In this role, he led early-stage commercialization of research that improves reproductive performance, combats metabolic disease, and delays the onset of age-related disease across numerous species. Ashley defined and executed the strategy for the company’s leading product to market including trials, partnerships, and regulatory strategy. He also managed their cloud-based, data tracking company.
Previously, he launched an AU$16 million co-investment program for the Australian livestock industries. Ashley also managed technical outreach for the Abu Dhabi Government’s agricultural advisory service and led global trials and early-stage growth planning for a Swiss poultry natural sanitation start-up. He has worked directly with farmers to improve farm long term profitability across the agricultural industries.
Ashley has worked in Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe on programs to improve agricultural productivity and sustainability, combat famine, communicable disease and improve livelihood for UNFAO, UNICEF, the International Red Cross, and others. He has also reported for PBS, BBC, Financial Times, and ABC (Australia).He has a Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics from Boston University, an MBA, and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Sydney University.