Astanor Ventures, a leading sustainable agriculture and food technology investment firm, has appointed Peter Eckes as Operational Partner, effective May 16, 2024. Eckes, who spent over three decades at BASF SE, brings extensive expertise in agriculture, biotechnology, and innovation leadership to Astanor’s mission of transforming the food system. Eckes expressed his excitement to contribute to Astanor’s goal of revolutionizing the agriculture and food industries, highlighting the need for innovation in tackling challenges in the agrifood sector. His role will involve leveraging his broad skill set in research and development, production, marketing, and business management to support Astanor’s portfolio companies. Eric Archambeau, Founder and Senior Managing Partner at Astanor, praised Eckes’ track record and dynamic leadership style, underscoring the alignment between Eckes’ passion for innovation and Astanor’s values and vision.

Agriculture, Biotechnology, Venture Capital,Belgium, Global

Peter Eckes Joins Astanor as Operational Partner, Bringing Decades of Leadership in Agriculture and Biotechnology