Izak Strauss

Izak has been involved with Agri-Vie as Chief Investment Officer since its inception and has been responsible for introducing and finalising a number of transactions for Agri-Vie I through his extensive network in food and agribusiness. Izak is an independent director of companies and former transaction advisor. He is a former partner of Pricewaterhouse Coopers and has operated an independent transaction & tax advisory and management services firm for a number of years. In addition, he has held several executive and non-executive directorships, with an emphasis on agribusiness. These include production companies in livestock, fruit-farming, wine production & marketing, produce marketing and logistics, property and industrial retail. He was also a founding director of ExSa, a major fruit exporter and was also a co-founder and is currently chairman of the Fruits Unlimited Group a major fruit and vegetable supplier, exporter and logistics service provider.