Dr. Bjoern Roepke

Head of Regulatory Affairs Manager & Product Safety for Asia, Bayer Crop Science

Bjoern is a Regulatory Affairs & Product Safety professional with 18 years of progressive and comprehensive international experience in agro-chemicals in country-, regional- and global roles building and leading culturally diverse teams of Scientists and Regulatory Affairs Managers. Sustained roles in industry associations in Europe and Asia over the past 10 years engaging with multiple stakeholders in the pursuit of advancing science in regulations. Passionate for advancing farmer’s livelihood with novel technology. Leadership of drone regulatory stream in Bayer and CropLife working groups.

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and nutrition. Its products and services are designed to benefit people by supporting efforts to overcome the major challenges presented by a growing and aging global population. At the same time, the Group aims to increase its earning power and create value through innovation and growth. Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development, and the Bayer brand stands for trust, reliability and quality throughout the world. In fiscal 2018, the Group employed around 117,000 people and had sales of 39.6 billion euros. Capital expenditures amounted to 2.6 billion euros, R&D expenses to 5.2 billion euros. For more information, go to www.bayer.com