Pranav Sethaputra
Manager, Partnerships
Grow Asia

Pranav is the Manager, Partnerships at Grow Asia, a multi-stakeholder partnership platform that catalyzes action on inclusive agricultural development in South East Asia. The platform convenes governments, farmers, NGOs, and other stakeholders to co-create value chain initiatives focused on smallholder farmers and environmental sustainability of agriculture. Grow Asia was established by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat. 

Pranav is responsible for supporting and strengthening the Grow Asia Country Partnerships in Indonesia (PISAgro) and the Philippines (PPSA), and for managing Grow Asia’s communications efforts. In addition to this, Pranav supports the creation and running of Grow Asia’s Learning Alliances, which bring together leaders from academia, research institutions and agribusiness across South East Asia to strengthen the impact of agricultural research and value-chain projects across the region.


Prior to Grow Asia, Pranav was the Group Sustainability Manager of MCI, the world’s largest event management and association consultancy firm. In this role, Pranav provided strategic guidance to MCI’s private, public and institutional clients globally, including Symantec, the Global Reporting Initiative and the UN, on sustainable management systems. He was also responsible for managing MCI’s internal sustainability program, leading a team of 106 sustainability champions across 61 locations globally.

Pranav holds a Bachelor’s Degree with First Class Honours from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

You can reach Pranav at

Grow Asia
8A Craig Road 
Singapore 089668
+65 6221 9528

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