Our Team

MEET THE TEAM

A group of experienced entrepreneurs, investors, design thinkers and thought leaders, all passionate about solving problems of today's agri-food system.

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Dr. Christine Pitt

Christine is a globally recognised thought leader, investor and technology commercialiser in the ag+food ecosystem.  She is the founder of several ag+food tech related businesses.  As Executive Director she is responsible for the design and delivery of GROW Accelerator Programs.

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Dr Christine Pitt

Executive Director

Michael Dean

Founding Partner of AgFunder, entrepreneur and venture investor in early-stage food and agriculture technology innovation, Michael is a recognised authority on agrifood technology and investing. As Executive Director, Michael is responsible for GROW investments.

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Michael Dean

Executive Director

John Friedman

John is a Director of AgFunder Asia and GROW accelerator. A former investment banker, John is a passionate advocate for sustainability and investing with impact. Born in Hawaii and educated in the UK and USA, John has lived in Singapore since 2007 with his wife & family.

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John Friedman

Director

Emma Coath

Director

Emma Coath

Emma is the Managing Director of Rocket Seeder in Australia.  She has a passion for building a sustainable food and agriculture sector through supporting innovative entrepreneurs.

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Emma Coath

Director

Joshua Soo

Chief Executive Officer

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Joshua Soo

Chief Executive Officer

Vandana Dhaul

Head  of Accelerator Operations

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Vandana Dhaul

Head of Accelerator Operations

Angela Tay

Senior Investment Associate

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Angela Tay

Senior Investment Associate

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Jonathan Ho

Venture Associate

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Jonathan Ho

Venture Associate

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Cassidy Clark

Programme and Marketing Associate 

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Cassidy Clark

Programme and Marketing Associate