Henk Smith

Chief Technical Officer

Henk Smith is a highly competent, qualified scientist with over 17 years international corporate business experience with Syngenta in both South Africa and Australia. Henk joined Living Turf in 2016 and brought with him a wealth of experience in plant protection and practical solutions in turf. With previous roles in research, technical consulting, marketing, sales and team leadership, Henk is a valuable member of the Living Turf executive leadership team.

Henk has gained high recognition in the industry for his in-depth understanding of integrated turf management and especially plant protection over the past 18 years in Australia. Henk’s role involves guiding the strategic direction of the technical, sales support, digital and Precision Turf teams to ensure that Living Turf keeps at the forefront of providing value to our excellent sales teams and broad customer base. Henk has a PhD in plant pathology which he obtained in 1999.