InspiraFarms team

Who we are

InspiraFarms was founded in 2012 with the goal of providing small and growing agribusiness in the developing world with the tools, technology and expertise to significantly reduce food losses and energy costs, and access higher-value markets.

We’ve helped numerous clients overcome the challenges of unreliable electricity supply, dependence on diesel generators and financial barriers to achieve sustainable growth.

As a ‘Best-for-the-World’ founding B-Corporation rated in the top 10% of our industry, we offer our clients unparalleled service and technical support, while providing a clear understanding of their return on investment.

With the support of InspiraFarms and its partners, our clients have improved the livelihoods of over 5,000 rural community members across the developing world, including new jobs filled by women in underserved communities.

Meet our global team

Julian Mitchell
Julian MitchellChief Executive Officer (CEO)
Dr. Michele Bruni
Dr. Michele BruniChief Commercial Officer
Mina Stiernblad
Mina StiernbladChief Financial Officer
Mina holds a MSc in Corporate Finance and Financial Management from Lund University, School of Economics and Management in Sweden. During the last four years she has worked in East Africa focusing on innovative start-ups in the agricultural sector. Mina draws inspiration from her farm upbringing which has greatly shaped her contribution to the agriculture industry. She has a strong experience in financial strategy, investment and financial management. Mina enjoys building structure, high-performing teams and problem-solving in emerging markets. Mina leads InspiraFarm’s finance and administration team, with a special focus on business growth and expanding the asset finance facility for our customers.
Alessandra Quartesan
Alessandra QuartesanHead of Production
Marco Borghesi
Marco BorghesiHead of Product
Paula Rodriguez
Paula RodriguezHead of Marketing & Communications
Stephen Wormald
Stephen WormaldSenior Business Developer Southern Africa
Rodney Muriuki
Rodney MuriukiSenior Business Developer East Africa
Fernando Cojulun
Fernando Cojulun Senior Business Developer Latin America
Brenda Yongo
Brenda YongoSenior Project Manager
Gabriele Gubiotti
Gabriele GubiottiDesign specialist
Raffaele Confidati
Raffaele ConfidatiSenior Engineer
Giovanni Gallina
Giovanni Gallina Senior Engineer
Federico Boni
Federico BoniQA & Logistics Officer
Samuel Nduati
Samuel NduatiHead of Maintenance East Africa
Timothy Thuranira
Timothy ThuraniraRefrigeration Systems Specialist
Elisabetta Stufera
Elisabetta Stufera Finance & Administration Officer
Elisabetta holds a BA in Communications and a passion for travel. With experience in the tourism and transport industry, she’s worked in Italy and abroad. Elisabetta joined Enterprise Projects Ventures in 2016, offering administrative and logistical support. She currently resides in Italy with her husband and two children
Matteo Tardioli
Matteo Tardioli Accounting Officer
Grace Maina
Grace Maina Marketing & Communications Officer

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