OUR TEAM

With engagements ongoing around the globe, The Context Network® is comprised of a core of twelve Principals, each responsible for the overall management of deliverables to our clients. Put simply, wherever food is grown – we are there.

Our Principals are supported by an extensive team of dynamic consultants and analysts and complemented by a global network of hundreds of industry and credible subject area experts on-site worldwide.

OUR NETWORK

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Providing access to this dynamic global network has proven to be invaluable to our clients. Because we have boots on the ground, we can scale up a project quickly. No matter what the challenge, you can count on us to hit the ground running and efficiently help drive you to a highly effective decision.

Many of us grew up in agriculture – and– we all know how to work both hard and smart. We offer a broad spectrum of agricultural expertise that you can depend on to seamlessly fill in where your staff needs us.

GET TO KNOW OR CONTACT ONE OF OUR PRINCIPALS TODAY.

Mike Borel

Mike Borel

Principal

Mike Borel is a business visionary and take-charge executive who brings success in improving competitive position, increasing sales and profit, and enhancing s...

Garth Boyd

Garth Boyd

Principal

Garth Boyd’s depth and breadth of life-long experience in production agriculture, academia, extension and agribusiness combine with his passion for teamwork a...

Jim Eckles

Jim Eckles

Principal

Jim has been managing, developing and supporting companies involved in agriculture and Ag biotechnology for 31 years. In his early career he held positions in ...

Doug Griffin

Doug Griffin

Principal

Doug is a high energy executive with wide-scope senior level leadership experience including commercial P&L management, global strategy development, brandin...

Mark Holland

Mark Holland

Principal

Mark Holland has more than 20 years combined executive management and consulting experience with agriculture and food companies.  Mark is a global thinker with...

Asha Lundal

Asha Lundal

Principal

Asha Lundal brings more than 23 years of financial, operational and strategic experience spanning both the research and commercial ends of the agricultural seed...

James Mann

James Mann

Principal

James E. Mann, Ph.D., has more than twenty years of leadership and business experience in agricultural life science businesses. His business background includes...

Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson

Principal

Mark Nelson is deeply committed to the advancement of agriculture, making it more productive, efficient and sustainable around the globe. Raised on his family's...

Nathan Ramsey

Nathan Ramsey

Principal

Nathan Ramsey possesses a critical understanding of strategic business development issues. He has been with Context since 2002 and has been a Principal since 2...

Matt Sutton-Vermeulen

Matt Sutton-Vermeulen

Principal

Matt Sutton-Vermeulen has a breadth of experience spanning 30 years includes working with domestic and international clients in all aspects of responsible food...

Tray Thomas

Tray Thomas

Founding Principal

Tray founded The Context Network® in 1992. He has spent his career helping life science companies project and capitalize on the changes created by b...

Paul Watson

Paul Watson

Principal

Paul Watson has a diverse background in investment analysis, strategy development and project management. He brings a broad range of experience from the financ...