Finale Judges

HE Mariam AlMheiri

Minister of Climate Change & Environment

UAE Ministry of Climate Change & Environment

Rima Al Mokarrab

Chair

Tamkeen LLC

HE Faisal Al Bannai

Secretary General

Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC)

Badr Al Olama

Acting CEO

Hub71

HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud

Founder and CEO

KBW Ventures

Dr. Agnes Kalibata

President

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

David Rosenberg

CEO and Co-Founder

AeroFarms

Dr. Uma Valeti

CEO

UPSIDE Foods

Danielle Nierenberg

President

Food Tank

Judges Commercial

Abdulaziz Al Mulla

Founder and CEO

Madar Farms

Cinar Kurra

CEO

Catalyst

Feroz Sanaulla

Partner

Roland Berger

Gil Adotevi

Executive Director, Food and Agriculture

ADQ

Hana Barakat

Senior Associate Director

startAD

Mahmoud Ward

Head of Community and Operations

Hub71

Muhra Al Mulla

Senior Associate, Disruptive Investments platform

Mubadala

Stuart Oda

Founder & CEO

Alesca Life Technologies

Qussay Abdul Wahab

SME Expert

Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development

Salvatore Lavallo

Head of FDI

Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO)

Hayat Alhassan

Sourcing and Selection

Hub71

Christophe Lalo

Chairman Middle East

Pure Salmon

Alex Mitchell

Investment Director

Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners

Judges Technical

Dr. AbdulMonem Al Marzooqi

CEO

Elite Agro

Damian Malins

Venturing Projects Director

Fera Science Ltd

Dr. Jennifer Tung

Staff Scientist

Triplebar Bio

Kamal Rasool

Director of R&D

Responsive Drip Irrigation

Khuloud Al Nuwais

Chief Sustainability Officer

Emirates Foundation

Dr. Merle Jensen

Professor Emeritus

University of Arizona

Dr. Neta Lavon

Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of R&D

Aleph Farms

Nicole Thorpe

Co-Founder and Director

Cultinova

Penny McBride

Strategic Advisor

Penny McBride Consulting

Anne Le More

United Nations Food Systems Champion

Dr. Jan Prins

Head Grower

Pure Harvest

Dr. Balaji Vasudevan

AgroBiosciences Chief Scientist

UM6P Ventures

Dr. Shamal Mohammed

Director of AgriTech

Silal

Dr. Ryan Lefers

Co-Founder and CEO

Red Sea Farms