Seed Treatment & Stewardship

Grass Lahcen

Syngenta Global Seedcare Institute, Global Manager Seed Biology Testing and Product Marketing Support

A seed physiologist by training, Grass Lahcen got his start working for the National Institute for Agronomic Research in Morocco, before joining the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) in Aleppo, Syria. There, he helped countries throughout North Africa and the Middle East develop seed programs through education and curriculum. Lahcen joined Syngenta in 2000, conducting seed production research. From there, he moved to crop protection where he managed the Seedcare Institute platform and later transitioned to technology lead for the Seedcare Institute before assuming his current role.