Dr Graziano Mantovani holds a PhD in Animal Nutrition and Food Safety from the University of Milan and Agriculture AgriFood Canada Research Institute in Quebec. Dr Mantovani has a broad range of expertise in all dimensions of swine nutrition, specializing in piglet nutrition (gut health and nutritional strategies to replace antibiotics) and precision feeding. He is currently based in Milan, Italy.
As the European Strategic Marketing and Technology Lead Swine for Cargill’s animal nutrition business, Dr Mantovani is responsible for planning the delivery, launch and management of product and service portfolios. He is also responsible for developing an industry network of key opinion leaders, species specialists and research and development experts, as well as leading the species team across Europe.
Prior to this Dr Mantovani led the swine technology application initiatives for South East Asia. For almost 4 years he was based in Manila, Philippines, where he provided technical support to businesses across the region, implementing nutritional and production improvement technologies for animal producers and feed manufacturers.