Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) is a vertically-integrated palm oil plantation company with a commitment to responsible palm oil. In Indonesia, our primary activities include cultivating and harvesting oil palm trees; extracting fresh fruit bunches (FFB) into crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel; to processing it into value-added products such as cooking oil, margarine, shortening, biodiesel and oleochemicals; as well as merchandising palm products throughout the world.
Experience and expertise inform every step of our business, from seed-to-shelf. Hear from our technical experts and leaders in the fields of agronomy, sustainability, food and nutrition, trading, shipping, commercial and consumer products.
Managing Director, Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement
Senior Vice President, Group Corporate Communications
Head, Freight CEO, Golden-Agri Maritime (GM)
Vice President, Commercial Sustainability Lead
Director, Corporate Treasury and Structured Trade Finance
Dr. Götz Martin
Head, Sustainability Implementation
Agus Purnomo joined GAR in October 2014. As MD for Sustainability, he is responsible for planning GAR’s sustainability strategy, implementing, and communicating sustainable palm oil commitments throughout the entire value chain in collaboration with key stakeholders.
Anita Neville leads communications, branding, and advocacy efforts for GAR globally. She joined the company in 2016, after ten years with the Rainforest Alliance, an international non-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation of tropical forests.
Björn Stignor oversees the shipping and logistics of GAR’s products globally. Björn started his career in 1993 as an officer on ships, sailing on chemical tankers until he became a captain in 2001. He then took up a commercial role in Brostrom followed by Stena.
Daniel Prakarsa leads GAR’s efforts in the area of supply chain sustainability. He has been instrumental in the implementation of required certification standards such as RSPO and ISCC within our operations, which results in growth of sales of certified sustainable products.
As the Head of GAR’s Group Treasury, Gopul Shah deploys best-in-class treasury, structured finance, risk management and funding solutions to enhance company competitiveness and profitability.
Götz Martin has been with GAR since 2015, leading the company’s sustainability initiatives on-the-ground. His team focuses on areas such as 1) Forest and Peat conservation, rehabilitation and management, 2) Community Engagement with focus on participative action and alternative livelihoods, 3) Responsible Sourcing with focus on supplier engagement and supply chain transformation.