Mark is an entrepreneur with a focus on the agrifood industry. He grew up farming 350 ha of mixed production (arable/dairy/beef) in Scotland. As a member of the startup team of a first-mover European vertical farming company in 2010, he led the launch and expansion of the company from Switzerland to The Netherlands, constructing and operating Europe’s first commercial vertical farms selling to retail. In his role as Managing Partner at Rockstart AgriFood, he is a founding partner of the fund and oversees the fund and portfolio management based between Denmark and The Netherlands. Mark is a qualified Scottish lawyer (LLB (Hons), PG Dip. LP) and holds an Executive MBA (cum laude & Student Award) from Rotterdam School of Management.