Henry Gordon-Smith

Henry Gordon-Smith

Company: Agritecture

Job title: Founder & Chief Executive Officer


Henry helps clients identify and focus their goals, prepares consulting proposals, and develops winning urban agriculture concepts and strategies.

Henry is an acknowledged global thought leader in the accelerating vertical and urban agriculture industry and has facilitated, moderated and spoken at sustainability-driven forums and events worldwide.

Henry holds a BA in Political Science, coursework in Food Security and Urban Agriculture, and an MSc in Sustainability Management from Columbia University. He has visited urban farms in 5 continents and worked on community and for profit urban farms.

Henry serves as an advisor to multiple AgTech startups and is on the board of the non-profit organization Teens for Food Justice.


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The Future of Urban Food Systems 11:20 am

Fermentation-enabled alternative proteins have the potential to offer substantial sustainability benefits to conventional agriculture, and harnessing urban agriculture for their production can help to build a more sustainable food system. In this presentation, Henry will: • Explore the intersection of sustainability, urban agriculture and technology • Discuss reasons urban farming fails and how to make…Read more

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