Robert is a Principal Advisor at Larta Institute and is an accomplished executive with extensive operational financial and international business experience. He brings over 30 years of experience in the fields of agriculture energy cleantech and renewables. His business expertise covers commercialization innovation international market development strategic planning and public/private partnerships. Robert has proven success in identifying strategic opportunities and executing global programs that drive growth and expansion. He has established himself as a forward thinking industry advocate and a liaison among large multinational corporations associations non-government organizations and international government agencies. Robert is currently principal of AndMore Associates LLC a global business development and consulting firm focused on agriculture energy and the environment. As immediate past president of The Sulphur Institute a multinational industry association including Fortune 500 energy natural resource fertilizer and logistics companies Robert led the successful promotion and growth of sulphur as a viable investment and commercial product in agricultural and industrial markets worldwide and served as a business partner in marketing expanding and safeguarding sulphur. The partnerships he established with the Chinese industry and government helped to stimulate growth of Chinese sulphur imports from zero to nearly ten million tons. In India the initiatives Robert established positioned sulphur as an essential crop nutrient with the Indian government and key industry stakeholders a strategy that provides the platform for commercial development of a two million ton market for sulphur fertilizers. Robert also established programs that saved member organizations millions of dollars in additional insurance and transportation costs by preempting regulatory action by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and other regulatory bodies. His reputation and knowledge established him as a sought-after public speaker having delivered more than 250 presentations to groups worldwide. Robert serves on the Panel of Experts of TechCast LLC a global technology think tank that produces authoritative forecasts for industry; the Industry Advisory Board for the Masters of Business and Science degree program Rutgers University; the Wilson Council at the Woodrow Wilson International Center; and on the Advisory Council of the Center of Plant Nutrients Management Jaipuria Institute of Management in India. Robert holds a BS in Plant Science from Rutgers and a MS in Science Agronomy from Penn State.