Speakers

Each of our speakers are industry experts and will tell their own story in depth, offering genuine insights, data and ideas for future investments.  Covering ‘how to’ case studies, analysis, debates, workshops and training you will learn how to raise capital, deploy funding, minimise risk and generate maximum returns.

More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Jonathan Kingsman
Jonathan KingsmanAuthor: The Sugar Casino
Keynote session: Predictions and analysis – what does the next five years hold for agri trade and investment?
Elizabeth O'Leary
Elizabeth O'LearySenior Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets
Achieving maximum returns from farmland investment.
 John Brubaker
John BrubakerChief Executive Officer, Plant Impact
Case Study: Deploying growth capital in global agri-tech
Skye Macpherson
Skye MacphersonDirector, Blackrock
How to create diversified portfolios and mitigate risk factors
Panel discussion: Mapping the agri investment landscape
Prof Dr Julian Voss
Prof Dr Julian VossMember of the Supervisory Board of KTG Agrar SE
Panel discussion: Future outlook for farmland investment
Case Study: The real investment story – how to achieve lateral and vertical integration of the agribusiness supply chain
David Gray
David GrayPartner, Altima Partners
How to structure successful exits when liquidity is tough
Panel discussion: Mapping the agri investment landscape
Greg Harvey
Greg HarveyCEO, Interflour
The role of family owned enterprises and financial partners in delivering healthy returns
Nick Tapp
Nick TappChairman, Craigmore Sustainables
Panel Discussion: Future outlook for farmland investment
Martin Robinson
Martin RobinsonChairman, UK Agricultural Land Fund, Brooks Macdonald
Panel discussion: Future outlook for farmland investment
Panel discussion: Mapping the agri investment landscape
Paul McMahon
Paul McMahonManaging Partner, SLM Partners
Panel Discussion: What are the best sustainable investment asset managers doing right?
Rafael Aliaga
Rafael AliagaCEO, Man Agro S.A
Argentina – exploring the opportunity for investment due to political and regulatory changes
Roberta Benedetti del Rio
Roberta Benedetti del RioDirector, Generation Investment Management
Panel Discussion: What are the best sustainable investment asset managers doing right now?
Zelko Erzeg
Zelko ErzegChief Operations Officer, Astarta-Kyiv, Ukraine
Ukraine – Gaining investor confidence in periods of market volatility
Mykola Kovalski
Mykola KovalskiChief Strategy Officer, Astarta-Kyiv, Ukraine
Ukraine – Gaining investor confidence in periods of market volatility
John Giles
John GilesChair, The Institute of Agricultural Management
Chairman, day 1
Chris Dunkley
Chris DunkleyChief Executive Officer Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise
The Innovation Centre Investor Panel
Panel Discussion: Unicorn companies – How to find them; how to invest in them and what to know about the investment lifecycle
Farhad Abasov
Farhad AbasovCEO, Allana Potash
Unicorn companies – how to find them, invest in them and what to know about the investment lifecyle
David Hightower
David HightowerThe Hightower Report
Global food production and consumption – prediction and analysis of trends
Adam Gibbon
Adam GibbonChief Technical Officer, Althelia Ecosphere
Panel discussion: What are the best sustainable investment asset managers doing right?