Ingrid is an associate with Finistere Ventures located in Toronto, Ontario. In addition to her activities in Canada, Ingrid is interested in the application of life sciences technologies in agriculture. Her areas of focus for Finistere cover a broad range of disciplines including crop inputs, plant sciences, and animal health.
Prior to joining Finistere Ventures, Ingrid was with AVAC Ltd (a Canadian venture fund heavily focused on agriculture and food) and Bioenterprise Corporation (a Canadian AgTech accelerator). Having worked with early stage agtech companies from commercialization guidance through to financing, she brings with her a strong network within the Canadian early stage financing, research, and agtech ecosystems.
Ingrid holds an H.BSc. in Developmental Biology from the University of Toronto, and an M.Sc. in Cell and Molecular Biology, specializing in plant-pest interactions, from the University of Western Ontario.