OUR TEAM

Pontifax AgTech has a skilled and passionate investment team, complemented by a unique ecosystem of technical advisors, growers and global strategic corporate partners. Our mission is to apply our expertise, relationships and resources to help transform emerging food and agriculture companies with proven technologies into profitable, high growth, leading global competitors. 

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Investment Team

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Ben Belldegrun

ben@pontifaxagtech.com

Phil Erlanger

phil@pontifaxagtech.com

Operations Team

Tara Sanders

tara@pontifaxagtech.com

 

Pontifax Group Advisory Committee

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Tomer Kariv

Ran Nussbaum

Barbara Mazur

Robbert Rietbroek

Jerry Lynch

Joe Macilvaine

Oded Shoseyov

Bill Buckner

Erez Vigodman

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BILL BUCKNER

CEO, BAYER CROP SCIENCE Mr. Buckner was President and CEO of Bayer CropScience from 2006-2011. He holds a BS in Agricultural Economics from the Univ. of Missouri-Columbia. Bill currently serves on the boards of the Soil Health Institute, Wilbur-Ellis Company, Trace Genomics, Inc., and Anuvia Plant Nutrients. Bill also serves as a board advisor for MicroGen BioTech. He also led Noble Research Institute, LLC, and the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation for 7 years until retiring in 2018.