About Our Company
Agama Partners is an agriculture industry research and project development organization providing services to global investors and northern hemisphere fruit producers.
Partner & Founder
Located in Austin, Texas, Greg’s primary responsibility at Agama Partners is to lead project formation, investor relations, and deal structuring. Greg has been involved in private equity investments in Latin America since 2008 as the former Managing Director of the family office, Cloud Break Advisors, which led equity investment exceeding $250M USD into agriculture, bio-fuels, forestry, and real estate in the region on behalf of U.S. pension funds and private investors. Greg is both a U.S. and Panamanian citizen with residency in Colombia. Greg holds a Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and a Bachelors of Arts from the University of California at Berkeley.
Partner & Founder
Bradley oversees Agama's Industry Research. He has conducted projects for numerous U.S. and European pension advisors as well as for some of North America's largest fruit growers looking to establish a presence in Chilean and Peruvian agriculture industries. Bradley has over 20 years of experience in investments including equity research, fund distribution and investor relations. In Chile, prior to the formation of Agama Partners, Bradley worked as Head of International Distribution for LarrainVail and as an Advisor to EuroAmerica Investment's launch of an institutional asset management business. He is currently living in Vancouver, British Columbia. Bradley has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Alexander recently joined Agama from EBG, a Zurich-based advisory firm focused on helping clients make the right investments in sustainable agriculture. Alex brings extensive operational and commercial experience managing international ag companies and a passion for building dynamic teams in rapidly evolving environments. He was head of sales of 300 million Euro French-Japanese seed breeder Vilmorin-Mikado and spent six years in Russia building operations for John Deere and Rijk Zwaan, the Dutch vegetable seed breeder. Alexander grew up in Germany, Japan, and New York and is fluent in multiple languages. He holds a BA from Oxford University, a MSc from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from INSEAD. He is dedicated to sustainability and making this world a better place and is proud of not having owned a car since 2005.
PARTNER CHILEAN HAZELNUTS
Max is a Technical Agronomist with more than 12 years of experience in Hazelnut operations. On behalf of this family, Max developed a 500-hectare hazelnut orchard in the seventh region of Chile. As the largest private grower and the largest private hazelnut supplier to Ferrero Group in Chile, Max has sound practical expertise and market knowledge of commercial hazelnut productions as well as a competent network in the Chilean agricultural sector. Max's main responsibility at Agama Partners is the concrete implementation, management and control of modern hazelnut plantations in Chile according to Agama’s goals and strategies.
PARTNER CHILEAN HAZELNUTS
Allan is responsible for the execution of Agama’s hazelnut business plan as it relates to business development, distribution, non-farm management operations, government relations, legal, and back-office administration. Allan has developed a 14 year career in building forestry, dairy, and agricultural operating companies in Chile with specific focus on business operations and distribution. In 2019 Allan received the prestigious international Nuffield Farm Scholarship Trust award which is provided to only 20 agribusiness individuals per year globally. Allan holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University Adolfo Ibañez.
Kai Krogh Hemmerde
COUNTRY MANAGER PERU
Kai supports Agama’s research and project development in Peru. He has more than twenty years of Peruvian agroindustry experience and has held several managerial roles, most recently as GM for Agro Exportaciones Grace in Peru’s northern growing region. At Agro Exportaciones Grace Kai led development with land acquisition, securing of water permits, general planning and financing, and with the inclusion of a packing house. Kai was also the Founder and GM of San Bartolito, a pork production, sales and marketing company. Earlier in his career Kai was Fleet Supervisor for Kairo S.A and led the company through its acquisition of NEPESUR in 2002. Kai holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas UPC, and a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Lima.
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With local resources and on the ground expertise, Agama can deliver industry research that that provides insight beyond traditional market intelligence.