David Shearer is Deputy Head of Secretariat Commission on Sustainable Agriculture Intensification (CoSAI). He is an international food and agribusiness development professional with over 20 years of experience developing strategies and partnerships and managing complex programs across Asia, Africa and the Pacific that deliver impact. David possesses a sophisticated understanding of using innovative approaches to address the challenges of improving livelihoods, ending hunger and alleviating poverty. He has been involved in building collaborative partnerships in both the public and private sectors to deliver results and impact, and has worked with the highest levels of government and industry to effectively bring together resources and partnerships to have impact on global challenges and transforming organizations. David has led organizational change to navigate a complex global operational environment and empowered global teams by working collectively to contribute to organizational missions.