the sustainable food transition
in Europe


A European scale-up fund for the sustainable AgriFood transition, to rebuild Europe’s food sovereignty and resilience

Target size:


Sustainable food transition

Sustainable and regenerative agriculture, Organic/Bio, sustainable FoodTech, Negative Emission Technologies (NET)

Growth capital

  • Incremental innovations, companies with €1m < turnover < €20m, stabilized technologies, a competitive cost-base and addressing a large liquid market
  • Minority equity investments in non-listed companies
  • Levers:
    – Strong focus on Scale-Ups in Europe and on building European champions
    – An open-platform fund for AgriFood, integrating upstream and downstream, from « Farm to fork », involving cooperatives, processing companies and retailers throughout Europe


  • Five extra-financial axes: Health/Nutrition, Reduction of CO2 and GHG emissions, Social, Environment and Waste/Efficiency
  • Industrial development/change of scale and sustainable job creation in European Regions


UA $6 trillion market*

Sustainable food transition

Regenerative agriculture

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture / HVE

Greenhouse gas reduction (TEN**)

Sustainable Foodtech

The French Government’s Investissement d’Avenir Program n°4 – October 2021

“Objective 6 is endowed with €2 billion that will be dedicated to investing in healthy, sustainable and traceable food.”


A proprietary Deal-flow:

21 projects under investment needs of €5-10m

A European fund

France, Benelux, Germany and German-speaking area (DACH), Italy, Spain...

A sustainable fund with strong non-financial priorities: ESG criteria


A team of experts in the agri-food sector and in investment, corporate finance and sustainable development. Offices in Zurich, Paris and the Hague.

Roger Jann

Founding Partner

Graduate of IEP and HEC Paris and University of St. Gallen (HSG) – Swiss nationality

  • 25 years of investment experience. Projects in sustainable development (CO 2neutral cities). Long experience as CFO in EMEA. Investor and consultant for private equity funds
  • Advisor in business transformation and corporate finance and investor in CO 2neutral city projects: e.g. 2000-Watt Smart Cities
  • Former CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Briggs & Stratton Corp. (engines) EMEA
  • Former CFO and CIO of Al Razi Group (pharma) in the Middle East
  • Finance at Baxter Corp. (pharma)
  • Finance & Strategy Consultant for PwC, Frankfurt and Corporate Value Associates, Paris
+41 79 443 98 71

Sophie Guo

Venture Partner

Graduate of UC San Diego and Esigelec – French nationality 

  • Former Asia Pacific Accelerator Director, Global Aquaculture Challenge Director, Asia Pacific Communication Director, at The Yield Lab Asia Pacific (part of a global federation of Seed and SeriesA AgTech Investment funds with over 76 global investments), based in Singapore
  • Degrees in Microalgae, Biofuels, Circular Economy, Sustainabillity
  • B Leader (B Corp), Public Speaker, Sustainability and DE&I Thought Leader
  • Former Big Data Integration Engineer and Training Specialist, at Synopsys (previously Qualtera)
  • Former Program Manager, Senior Test and Product Engineer and Trainer on optical sensors at STMicroelectronics (based in UK, France, Morocco)

Dylan Thuillier

Founding Partner

Graduate of HEC Paris – Dual Franco-British nationality

  • 25 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions and investment (creation of sustainable investment funds), as well as general management in the organic and retail sectors
  • Former Managing Director of BeCitizen, a sustainable investment fund and consultancy, with Edmond de Rothschild (BeCapital Cleantech, Moringa, Gingko)
  • Entrepreneur in the organic sector with the Compagnie des Indes, organic teas and infusions
  • Former CEO of BioCBon (organic distribution), Hédiard and Eldorado, the Russian leader in distribution (€5 billion turnover)
  • Corporate Finance Partner at McKinsey & Co and Corporate Value Associates
+33 6 45 34 27 49

Arjan Overwater

Venture Partner

Graduate of Utrecht University, Sussex (MBA) and HBS (AMP) – Dutch nationality

  • 35 years of functional and general management experience in the consumer and retail sectors
  • Former President/CEO of Unilever Eastern Europe, former SVP HR
  • Entrepreneur in the organic sector with the East India Company finefoods: organic teas and infusions and luxury food
  • President of venture capital backed companies focused on sustainable solutions. (Morrow Optics, Sunski, Auxilium Technologies Group) Former partner and managing director of Hay Group and Future Considerations. (based in London)
  • Co-founder of the Bressummer Foundation, focusing on leadership and circular entrepreneurship


France and rest of Europe

Dylan Thuillier

Founding Partner Natuer4Growth

Sophie Guo

Venture Partner Nature4Growth

DACH Region

Roger Jann

Founding Partner Nature4Growth


Arjan Overwater

Venture Partner Nature4Growth