Our Team

Team principals and advisors

Who We Are
Team
Claire Smith
Claire Smith
CIO

Founder of Beyond Investing and Beyond Animal platforms, 35-year career in finance and investment at top-tier firms.

Diane Freymond
Diane Freymond
Partner

Food entrepreneur, Medtech corporate VC Operator with 30MM raised StartUp COO, 13+ years in tech businesses Business Angel.

Sagar Tandon
Sagar Tandon
Partner

Involved in impact venture capital funds in S/SE Asia. 7+ years of experience as an entrepreneur, operator, venture capitalist, and gender-lens investor.

Hanna Yael Gabay
Hanna Yael Gabay
Principal

Head of Projects & Marketing, Zero Egg Experience in food-tech, running global campaigns, and serving several not-for-profits boards.

Advisors
Jody Rasch
Jody Rasch
Pioneer alternative protein investor

Former Trustee – VegInvest Board of VegFund, Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, Advisor to Crowdbureau.

Tyler Mayoras
Tyler Mayoras
Experienced private equity and impact investor in sustainable future of food

Portfolio manager – Advantage Food & Agribusiness Fund, MD Corporate Finance – O’Keefe, Principal – Mars Equities.

Aymeric Jung
Aymeric Jung
Sustainable food investor

Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager – Quadia, Regenera and Nourriterre funds.

Alicia Robb
Alicia Robb
Phd. Economist, Gender Lens and Vegan Investor

Senior Fellow – Kauman Foundation Research, Director- Cruelty Free Investing, Founder CEO – Next Wave Impact.

Katherine Hill Ritchie
Katherine Hill Ritchie
Experienced Venture Investor and Operator

TEDCO Senior Director of Venture Funds – Nottingham Spirk Director & Board Member – Owner of Private Capital Investments, LLC – MBA with 19 years of finance experience.