Deepak Kaul is the SVP and Head EMEA and India, Global Head Coffee Sustainability and Technology at ofi, a global leader in natural and sustainable food ingredients. He is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of the coffee business across Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India, as well as the global sustainability and technology initiatives for the coffee vertical. He has over 23 years of experience in the international coffee trade, with a proven track record of delivering profitable growth, managing complex supply chains, and driving innovation and sustainability in the coffee sector.
Prior to moving to his current role based out of Geneva, Switzerland, Deepak was based in Singapore and led the Coffee business for Africa and Europe, where he oversaw the entire supply chain from plantations to marketing, and managed the trade book and the marketing teams across region. He has a strong background in international business, business planning, and strategy, with an MBA and an Engineering degree from top schools in India.
Deepak is passionate about creating value for the customers, farmers, and shareholders of ofi, while advancing the social and environmental impact of the coffee industry. He brings diverse perspectives and experiences to the ofi leadership team, and he is committed to fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and innovation.