Meet the team

Meet the Sprout herd

If you want to work with experts who live and breath agriculture and food then you've come to the right place. We know the difference between a microbe and microbiome, so whether you're working on the next automated soil testing robot or producing a positive gut health food, the Sprout team can help.

We are anchored by a culture of ‘going to the trenches’ with early-stage companies. Everyone on the team has real company start-up & growth experience and is focused on putting founders first.

The team acts as your personal advisors to help you navigate your entrepreneurial journey so your company and product gets noticed by Investors who 'get it' and want to see you grow a global innovation.

Sprout Agritech Team



Anna Bailey



Accelerator Manager

Crispin dye

Venture Analyst

Erena Calder Hawkins

Venture Analyst

Gil Meron


Jonathan Good

Business Mentor

Stephen McPhail

Investment Manager

Victoria Kennedy

Operations & Partnerships Manager

Warren Bebb

Investment Manager

Board and advisors

Marcel van den Assum

Dean Tilyard

Sprout Agritech Board - Lee-Ann Marsh, AGMARDT

Lee-Ann Marsh

Sprout Agritech Board - Yoav Silverstein, OurCrowd

Yoav Silverstein

Steve Goldberg

Mark Malone

Leave your footprints (tapuwae) on the future health of the planet and its people.

Are you up for the challenge?