Fernando Prezzotto

Mr. Prezzotto is a serial entrepreneur focused on innovative solutions for agribusiness. In 2021 he was elected by Ernst & Young the entrepreneur of the year in Brazil. He is the founder and CEO of SEMPRE AgTech,  a company focused on the genetic improvement of plants, on the research of transgenic events and on the creation of eco-friendly biopesticides with RNAi technology and other gene editing techniques. He is also the founder and CEO of Produce, a company that provides agricultural inputs and technical services to producers of all crops, with over 3,800 sales consultants throughout Brazil. Mr. Prezzoto acts as a mentor and entrepreneur of Endeavor, an acceleration network for companies, present in over 40 markets around the world. He is an angel investor in multiple startups, with a focus on emerging markets. In addition to his corporate activities, Mr. Prezzoto is also a farmer with ongoing agricultural production.

Luciana de Oliveira Cezar Coelho

Mrs.  Oliveira Cezar Coelho is the founding and managing partner of STS GAEA Capital and board member in multiple companies with billion-plus market valuation. She has over 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, debt and equity capital markets, financial restructuring and private equity investment. She is also co-founder of the Instituto República.org, co-founder and vice president of the Instituto Vassouras Cultural, member of the Center for Debate of Public Policy (CDPP), member of the Executive Committee of Prep – Program – Lemann Foundation, member of the Women Corporate Directors (WCD) and certified for membership of Fiscal Committee by the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC).

Madeleine Lee

Ms. Lee  has been in investment management for 36 years. She has worked with the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, Morgan Grenfell and Commerzbank and National University of Singapore Endowment office. In 2008 Ms. Lee founded Athenaeum Pte Ltd, an investment and advisory company which offers high- level Strategic Asset Allocation consultancy to Family Offices, as well as investments in Private Assets. She is an Independent Non-Executive Director of HKSE listed First Pacific Co, where she is Chair of Audit and Risk Management Committee. Ms. Lee is also Board Director of Singapore Institute of Management and Chair of Investment Committee, and The Arts House Limited where she is Lead Director and also Chair of Audit and Risk Committee. Madeleine Lee has a BA Honours in Economics and Accounting and an MBA and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Ms. Lee is also a Fellow of the Eisenhower Fellowship, US.

Renato Gomes

Mr. Gomes is co-Founder & President of Pix Force, ranked as Brazil’s number one artificial intelligence startup, He is also co-Founder and a Board Director of Graphite Company of the Americas, which is developing a graphite mine and processing plant in Brazil. Mr. Gomes holds a degree in electronics and a law degree both from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil), a master’s degree from the London School of Economics (U.K.) and a doctorate from Georgetown University (U.S.A.). Mr Gomes is a qualified solicitor in New York, Portugal and Brazil.

Alysson Paolinelli

Mr. Paolinelli is the President of the Brazilian Association of Corn Producers (“Abramilho”). Mr. Paolinelli held positions such as the Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, President of the National Confederation of Agriculture, President of Minas Gerais State Bank, Congressman, Secretary of Agriculture for Minas Gerais State, and Professor and Dean of Lavras University. In 2006 he was awarded the World Food Prize. Mr. Paolinelli has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.