Institutional Agricultural Investor and Nuffield Scholar
Speaker: The Organisation of Farming(4 June 2020)
Angus is an agri-investment manager with an unusual depth and breadth of experience, having worked across a wide range of regions, structures, and roles.
Over the last two decades, he has worked for a series of investment funds specialising in the agriculture sector. He was most recently a Managing Director and Head of Northern Hemisphere for Macquarie Agricultural Funds.
Before that he spent 5 years at CPPIB where he designed, built and led a multi-billion dollar global portfolio of direct agricultural investments across the farmland, farming, processing, storage and logistics elements of the supply chain.
Prior to CPPIB, Angus worked for Altima and Morgan Stanley where he was responsible for restructuring a series of large-scale agri investments in South America, Eastern Europe and the FSU.
Throughout his career Angus has played an active role in various policy and developmental aspects of the agriculture industry including sustainable land, water and food-related initiatives. He is a Nuffield farming scholar and also a trustee of the Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust.
Angus grew up on an irrigated wheat, soya, beef and citrus farm in northern Zimbabwe and his family now farm in Zambia. He has a Doctorate and MPhil from Oxford where he was a Beit Scholar and also holds a BSc with First Class Honours in Agricultural Business Management From Wye College, University of London.