David Lawrence

David brings a wealth of investment experience across the agri-tech sector from large corporates to start-ups. His corporate experience includes as a Non-Executive Director at Syngenta and Syngenta’s Head of Research & Development; where he was a member of the investment panel for the joint venture fund established with Life Science Partners. David was instrumental in the creation of Syngenta Ventures.

David consults for and advises number of early-stage start-up companies. In the recent past, he was Chair of the Knowledge Transfer network (KTN), member of UKI2S Advisory Committee, Agri-tech Leadership and Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Teams and a Director of Rothamsted Research.