In any industry, being able to source the right people allows companies to stay on top of the food chain. That’s true of food & agriculture itself – with an extra challenge: in an emerging asset class, investors looking to fill their growing needs rely on a thin pool of talent.
That’s one of the takeaways of our first podcast, in which we sit down with Jos Boeren, global lead capital at exec search firm Kincannon & Reed. His comments tell much about the momentum that’s buoying the asset class – and exec salaries along with it.
In a sector that likes to speak about long-term partnerships, we find out that LPs and GPs sometimes go after the same people. We also ask whether you should expect a bigger bonus, and why there’s demand for direct investment skills in Africa. And more.