Meet Our Team

Talented and passionate team members are the foundation of East-West Seed’s success. We are a company of 4,600 people -- multicultural, diverse and dedicated to the company’s mission to serve farmers.

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Stuart Morris

Stuart believes the vegetable farming sector is so often overlooked—and he wants to change that.He leads the knowledge transfer team

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Dr. Conrado Balatero

Dr. Conrad’s journey began with East-West Seed in 2002, after 16 years with a plant-breeding institute under the Philippine government.

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Marvin Martin

In 2012, 26-year old Marvin Martin took on a big challenge to work as Product Development Support in Tanzania after he had worked as Product Development Support

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Dr. Hatthaya Arunothayanan

“Our biotech provides the tools to our plant breeders to completely transform the breeding program,” Dr. Hatthaya proudly explains.

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Simon Jan de Hoop

One of the very first employees to join back in 1984, Simon Jan was head-hunted by the founder of East-West Seed, Simon Groot.

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Lysette Lacambra

After starting out as a Technology Transfer Specialist in the Philippines for East-West Seed 11 years ago, Lysette moved into her current role in Thailand earlier this year

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Dr. Darush Struss

As well as an “MS degree in Plant Pathology, a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding from the University of Göttingen, and postdoctoral accomplishments in Plant Molecular Genetics from the University of California”.

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Lamai Yapanan

Lamai firmly believes that “a plant breeder is both scientist and artist.” Our success is in combining the latest biotechnology and “imagination

Dr. Darush Struss

As well as an “MS degree in Plant Pathology, a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding from the University of Göttingen, and postdoctoral accomplishments in Plant Molecular Genetics from the University of California”.

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Lamai Yapanan

Lamai firmly believes that “a plant breeder is both scientist and artist.” Our success is in combining the latest biotechnology and “imagination

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Where passionate teams work together to serve farmers, learn, and innovate