Announcing the Top Innovators in Agriculture 2021

Phil  Bills

By Phil Bills


Chaseman Global is pleased to announce the Top Innovators in Agriculture for 2021. 

Agriculture is facing some significant challenges. With the ageing workforce, an ever-increasing population, the impending 2050 food crisis, and a planet with an uncertain future, innovation within the agricultural industry has never been more vital.

Fortunately, agricultural forward-thinkers are driving change and developing sustainable solutions to combat these issues. We are honoured to have powered The Top Innovators 2021 and given recognition to those individuals who are shaping the future of the industry. 

From an impressive number of nominations, The Top Innovators list has 44 bright minds from agriculture. All put forward by peers and colleagues within the space; the list consists of developers, engineers, regulatory managers and CEOs.

A huge thanks must be said to our esteemed judging panel, who reviewed every nomination and selected 10 Highly Commended individuals.

Meet The Judges

Adrian Percy, Chief Technology Officer, UPL.

With over 30 years of experience in the Agricultural industry, Adrian is an advocate of the need & benefits of modern agriculture. Adrian has a special interest in the development and adoption of new agricultural and food technologies that support global food security while conserving the environment and supporting rural community development.  We are also proud to have Adrian as part of our Non-Exec Programme

Michelle Miller, The Farm Babe & Key Speaker

Michelle is an international keynote speaker, writer and columnist for, online influencer & Florida livestock farmer. On a mission to bridge the gap between farmers and consumers, Michelle has made a name for herself as a dedicated myth-buster in food & farming.

Howard-Yana Shapiro, PhD, Principal Double Helix Consulting.

For more than 50 years, Howard has been involved with sustainable agriculture and agroforestry systems, plant breeding, molecular biology & genetics. He has worked with indigenous communities, NGOs, government agencies and private sector businesses around the world.

Highly Commended Innovators

Chaseman Global is proud to congratulate the passionate people who are scaling sustainability through the power of agriculture. Their agricultural innovations are truly making a positive impact on the future of our planet.

Discover the full list of Top Innovators here.

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