President and Chief Strategy Officer, Gokomodo Indonesia
GAVIN CHONG is currently the President and Chief Strategy Officer of Gokomodo, an Indonesian agriculture supply chain company that empowers farmers and the rural economy through technology and physical infrastructure. Gokomodo leverages technology, big data, and machine-learning to enable cost-competitive supply, cost-efficient supply chain, as well as direct to consumer engagement.
Prior to taking up his roles with Gokomodo, Gavin has nearly two decades of experience in fertilizer trading, distribution, manufacturing, business development, and pricing. He was most recently Global Vice President of Business Development for fertilizers at Argus Media where he focused on fertilizer price trends, price indexation, and development of new pricing opportunities.
He began his career as a commercial lawyer at Shearn Delamore & Co, one of Malaysia’s oldest and most prestigious law firms, before building a career in the agriculture industry.
He holds a law degree from the London School of Economics and was called to the English Bar at Lincoln’s Inn.