Verticroft Holdings is a Middle East focused food security and sustainable agriculture focused holding company with portfolio companies in Agri-tech, precision agriculture cultivation, livestock breeding, food security, food distribution and F&B.
Ryan Singlehurst is the Founder and CEO of Verticroft Holdings. Ryan dedicates all of his time to bringing food security to the Middle East under the banner of Verticroft Holdings. Ryan has a true passion for food security and has spent years researching and developing sustainable Agri Technologies that can bring food security to Arid Climates. Ryan spends most of his time on the ground developing practical and scalable solutions to answer some of the UAE’s food security challenges. He has an in-depth understanding of these challenges and the solutions required to make farming sustainable and viable in the UAE. Ryan believes that whatever solutions we come up with to answer the region’s challenges, must be sustainable, profitable, and scalable in order for real change to take effect.
Ryan has a diverse business background with a specialization in finance, sales, and marketing. He started his career at a boutique commodity trading house in Spain after serving three years in the British parachute regiment.
Ryan quickly founded Inari capital limited, a consultancy business offering sales, marketing, and structuring services with a focus on the Agritech space in 2010. Since then Ryan has created and built sales and marketing strategies for companies enabling them to sell over 150,000,000 USD in products and services.
He is also the founder of Sample Me App which he sold to private equity in 2016 and the founder of Ofika group which is the fastest-growing subscription print company in Eastern Europe.