The Trustees of The Country Food Trust are delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Macpherson as Chairman of Trustees, commencing from the 5th January 2021.
Alex started his career in the city before founding the venture capital business Octopus Ventures. He led the business as CEO until 2017 and subsequently as Chairman. During this time Octopus Ventures established itself as one of the leading venture capital houses in Europe investing in and partnering with some of the UK and Europe’s most successful high growth technology and tech-enabled businesses.
Over the years he has served as a director on numerous company boards and he joins The Country Food Trust as Chairman. Having been actively involved in field sports from a young age Alex now lives on the Dorset border with his family where they keep a small flock of rare breed sheep.
All here at The Country Food Trust would like to welcome Alex and look forward to working with him over the coming years.