Dr. André Leu is the International Director of Regeneration International, an organization that promotes food, farming, and land-use systems that regenerate and stabilize climate systems and the health of the planet, and people. Regeneration International has over 500 partners in 70 countries and works with numerous agricultural systems such as agroecology, organic, permaculture, ecological agriculture, AMP grazing, biological agriculture, organic agriculture, and agroforestry.
André is an expert in these fields, having spent over 50 years as an organic farmer specializing in tropical fruits. He has also spent more than 47 years working and visiting countries in the development of new crop systems across Asia, Europe, North America, South America, and Africa.
He was the longest-serving President of IFOAM-Organics International, the global umbrella and change agent for the organic sector
Andre has published three books entitled ‘Growing Life,’ ‘Poisoning Our Children’ and the ‘Myths of Safe Pesticides,’
He has published extensively in magazines, newspapers, scientific journals, conference proceedings, newsletters, websites, and numerous media interviews for TV, radio, and online systems.
He lectures and teaches at universities, institutions, and workshops worldwide. He speaks at conferences, seminars, workshops, and United Nations events on every continent. He meets with governments, United Nations bodies, industry, farmers, consumers, and NGOs on the multi-functional benefits of regenerative agriculture.
André and his wife Julia live on their organic tropical fruit farm in Daintree, Australia.