Dr. Stefan Heinke

Senior Sustainable Development Manager, Bayer Crop Science


Stefan holds a PhD in Environmental Law from the University of Bonn and a Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development from the University of London. He joined the agricultural input industry in 1999 in the legal department of Hoechst Schering AgrEvo GmbH which later became Aventis and was subsequently acquired by Bayer. After working as Senior Legal Counsel with responsibility for Region International including Africa, he became member of the management of Bayer BioScience GmbH in Potsdam. In 2010 he moved to the Crop Science headquarters in Monheim and assumed  the Team Lead for Biotechnology Licensing in the Business Development department. In his current position at  Bayer division Crop Science he is responsible for Public Private Partnerships as well as other initiatives in the area of sustainable agriculture.