About Us

Our Leadership team is formed from a diverse group of individuals each with varied and complementary experience. Together with our expert consultants, we are able to provide insightful and relevant solutions for our clients.

Stephen Pomfret  Managing Director

United Kingdom

With more than 15 years of consulting experience with a leading global Professional Services firm and independent startups, Stephen has extensive experience working with senior management and Boards to address issues of strategy, organisation, operational effectiveness and governance. Stephen has worked on a variety of projects for large Plantation conglomerates from South East Asia to South America as well as agricultural investment funds. These projects involved the development of greenfield development strategy and masterplanning, review and revamping procurement policies & procedures, implementation PMO, change management and M&A support. Stephen holds a BA Accounting and Financial Studies (Honours), University of Exeter, UK and is currently completing his LLB from the University of London. Stephen was awarded the Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award for contributions to the community.

Matt Sykes  Senior Executive Director

Australia

Matt has been in the plantation industry for over 20 years. Matt’s main focus has been on developing Senior Management awareness of the hidden costs of mechanisation in developing countries. He has been able to redevelop farm systems and processes to achieve cost savings and improve overall productivity. He is heavily involved with training machinery operators on how to use new machinery and also developing customised machinery and implements. Matt recently patented 5 Sugarcane & Grains Farming machinery designs that will be commercialised in collaboration with a Global Machinery Manufacturers starting 2014.