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We are on a mission to replace animal proteins with healthy alternatives to transform the future of food. We invest in and build food companies that are better for our planet. We are constantly on the lookout for innovative disruptors at different stages of their development to partner with us.

Roger Lienhard

Founder & Chairman
Blue Horizon

Björn Witte

Managing Partner & CEO

Michael Kleindl

Founder & Managing Partner
Venture

Michel Hirschi

Managing Partner & CFO

Przemek Obloj

Managing Partner
Growth

Sedef Köktentürk

Managing Partner & COO

Thomas Kindler

Partner & Legal Counsel

Aldo Uva

Member of the Board

Caroline Clemetson

Member of the Board

Jeremy Abson

Member of the Board

Jo Van Biesbroeck

Member of the Board

Sonja Stirnimann

Member of the Board

Walter Huber

Member of the Board

Allison Crowley

Executive Assistant

Armin Grunewald

Group Accountant &
Risk Manager

Brendan Brazier

Venture Partner

Bruce Friedrich

Advisor
The Good Food Institute

Chris Peter

Digital &
Chief Of Staff

Derek van Brussel

Analyst
Venture

Dominique P. Locher

eFood, Retail & FMCG

Fabio Segat

Corporate Development

Fernando
Valdes Bueno

Advisor Venture
Food Industry

Frank A. Kühne

Advisor Venture
Food Industry

Frédéric de Mévius

Advisor Venture
Sustainability & Nutrition

Giampaolo Cagnin

Advisor Venture
Food Ingredients

Janna Schubert

Director
Client Solutions

Juergen Dieter Mortag

Director Risk,
Compliance & Finance
Venture

Julia Brinkmann

Analyst
Venture

Kieran Mahanty

Director Growth

Mariana González

Investor Relations &
Associate
Venture

Dr. Martin Hintze

Advisor Venture
Food Technology &
Sustainability

Matteo Parenti

Director
Growth

Michael Greger, M.D.

Advisor
Health/Nutrition

Michael Rass

Advisor Venture
Food Technology &
Sustainability

Nate Crosser

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Nic Lindley

Advisor Venture
Biotransformation

Oliver Naef

Analyst
Venture

Regina Hecker

Partner
Venture

Robert Boer

Program Director
Seed

Dr. Ron Shigeta, Ph.D.

Advisor
Bioscienses

Ryan Bethencourt

Advisor
Biosciences

Solange Silva

Associate

Tanmay Annachhatre

Associate
Venture

Teresa Muschik

Office Manager
Venture

Urs Wietlisbach

Advisor
Growth

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