Managing Director of Sphere Foods
Sphere Farming: Deon has 35 years of experience in the financial agriculture and commodity trading industries. Deon spent most of this time in the merchant and investment banking arena. His main focus areas during this time were treasury management, money and capital markets trading, structured funding and risk management solutions and commodity trading.
During 1998, Deon started focusing on providing financial risk management and commodity price risk management solutions to the cooperative and corporate clients in the agricultural sector. Deon joined a large agricultural company in 2006 and his responsibilities included the position as group treasurer and acting as managing director of their financial and commodity trading companies during his stay.
He believes that food security is a key contributor to country stability and will continue to pursue feeding the world from more efficient technology and making less waste.