FarmTech Society held first constitutional annual general meeting

The Farm Tech Society (FTS) is an international non-profit industry association that unites and supports the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry, seeking to strengthen the sector through the development and implementation of resilient and future proof methods and technologies for indoor growing.

The FarmTech Society (FTS) held its first constitutional annual general meeting at Greentech Amsterdam 2019. Also, FTS entered into a partnership with the vertical farm institute (vfi). Both organizations focus on value generation for the CEA industry and help the sector to grow together.

FTS members also elected a new board of directors, as well as its new board of advisors. The new boards are elected for a period of two years, and the board of directors also appointed the daily management team:

Board of Directors

  • Chairman: Gus Van der Feltz (founding member)
  • Vice-chair: Yanni Garcia (founding member)
  • Vice-chair: Penny McBride (founding member)
  • Director: Adam Rosenbaum (founding member)
  • Director: Daniel Podmirseg - vertical farm institute
  • Director: Wythe Marschall - PhD candidate Harvard University
  • Director: Stefan Frey - FREYconsult

Board of Advisors

  • Maren Schoormanns - PRIVA
  • Nicole Thorpe - Cultinova
  • Enrico Costanzo - ILab AirLiquide
  • Stefanie Linzer - Valoya
  • Pierre Grootscholten - Grootscholten Consultancy
  • Ian Kanski - INTAG Systems

Daily management

  • Secretary-General: Thomas Zoellner (founding member)
  • Treasurer: Yanni Garcia (founding member)
  • Communication: Mark Horler - Soya Project / UKUAT

For more information:
FarmTech Society
Tom Zoellner
tz@farmtechsociety.org
farmtechsociety.org  


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