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Bruce Robertson is the founder and CEO of Gulu Agricultural Development Company Ltd. Through GADC he invested in northern Uganda in 2009 as it emerged from the murderous reign of the Lord's Resistance Army led by Joseph Kony. Starting by buying and ginning cotton, GADC has branched into sesame and chillies, and now trains 60,000 farmers across northern Uganda in agronomy, financial management and organisation development. GADC has also planted 500 ha of timber and 60 ha macadamias. Bruce has worked with the Ugandan government, cotton farmers and other ginners for the last decade and a half to rebuild the cotton crop after Idi Amin's regime destroyed it. He is the Chairman of the Uganda Ginners and Cotton Exporters' Association which provides farming inputs to 300,000 cotton farmers. From 1991 to 1995, Bruce was general manager of Premier International Development where he was responsible for trade in wheat flour, maize, and edible oils for Premier Group in Sub-Saharan Africa. He also investigated investment opportunities for Premier in other African nations. He was Regional Coordinator of Consultative Business Movement from 1990 to 1991 (Johannesburg Region). He was responsible for establishing dialogue between business leaders and political leaders in the area of economic policy, development and conflict resolution. Bruce was educated at Hilton College, University of Natal (MS, Agricultural Economics) and University of Cambridge (MPhil, Economics and Politics of Development). He is married to Janina Masojada, has two young children, Aleks and Klara and lives in Durban. In his spare time he runs, surfs, plays polo, and reads. He is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a moderator for the Aspen Global Leadership Network.