Ingrid is an Investment Director with Finistere Ventures located in Toronto, Ontario. She has spent the last decade in agtech innovation and entrepreneurship holding roles in business development, strategic advisory, technology development, and venture capital.
Ingrid is actively involved with Finistere’s investments in EnkoChem, Hi Fidelity Genetics, Radicle Seed, and is a board observer for ZeaKal and Biolumic. Within the firm, her focus is on the application life sciences technologies within agriculture and food. Additionally, Ingrid led the creation of Finistere’s annual AgTech Review and Future AgTech R&D initiatives.
Beyond her work with Finistere, Ingrid is passionate about public science communication, and diversity/inclusion in STEM fields. She is an advisor to several accelerators, and sits on the executive advisory board for AgTech Next (Donald Danforth Plant Sciences Center’s new innovation event).
Ingrid holds an HBSc in developmental biology from the University of Toronto, and an MSc in molecular biology (specialized in plant-pest interactions) from the University of Western Ontario.