Recognising & celebrating innovation in Agriculture
✓ Promoting innovation
✓ Celebrating success
✓ Inspiring future innovators
✓ Showing peer appreciation
The top innovators list for agriculture recognises those individuals who are shaping the future of the industry across traditional agriculture and agricultural technology.
From CEOs to developers, engineers and regulatory managers, this is a chance to celebrate the impact your colleagues and peers are having on the industry.
We asked for you to nominate someone that you think had been instrumental in bringing innovation to the industry. This could be someone you knew, someone you looked up to or it could even have been yourself.
Meet the panel
Chief Technology Officer, UPL
Adrian currently serves as the CTO of UPL Ltd, a major crop protection company and leader in global food systems. He also serves as a Venture Partner at Finistere Ventures LLC - a technology and life sciences venture capital investor focused on transforming the food value chain.
The Farm Babe
& Key Speaker
With nearly 200,000 followers and an average social media reach of 3 million views monthly, she has been featured in Forbes, has been a guest on Dr Drew, has influenced corporations such as Burger King, and has proudly spoken alongside the biggest names in food and farming today.
Principal, Double Helix Consulting
With an academic career spanning 45 years, Shapiro is a Senior Fellow at UC Davis, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. Over the last 10 years he has presented to more than 100 conferences as a keynote speaker, including TedX and TedMed, lectured at 45 universities, advised governments, NGO’s, businesses, startups and environmental groups on policy, practice and scaling. He was featured in the Davis Guggenheim documentary Wild Ducks for IBM.
Howard is now Principal at Double Helix Consulting, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Resilient Landscapes, CIFOR-ICRAF, Senior Fellow at the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, University of California and Advisor at Mars inc.
Having spent the past 3 years integrating into the agriculture world at Chaseman Global, an executive search firm that specialises in Bio & Life Sciences, he became Head of AgTech in January 2019 and then Regional Director, EMEA for Chaseman in January 2020.
Philip has a huge passion for securing the very best talent for businesses ensuring future generations don’t succumb to the potential food crisis over the next 30 years. With over 300 key hires made within some of the best businesses in AgTech, Philip and the Chaseman team have built a reputation on being able to identify game changers.