Managing Director, YAGRO
Gareth is Managing Director and Co-Founder of YAGRO, the UK leader in farm data intelligence. He is Chair of iSDA Africa, a pan-African pioneer of digital soil agronomy services. Until 2021 he was Trustee and Member of the Board for the Royal Agricultural Society of England, a charity awarded the Queen's Charter in 1840 to be the independent voice for science and best practice in agriculture. Previously at Syngenta in Switzerland, Gareth led the Global Food Security unit exploring novel business and investment models to serve smallholder farmers across the world. He has also worked in top-tier strategy consulting across a wide range of industries, particularly global agribusiness. His NGO experience includes working in West Africa with the microfinance platforms Kiva and Global Brigades.Gareth holds a First Class MSc in Chemistry from the University of Oxford, and a scholarship MBA from the London Business School.