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James is the founder and CEO of Jones Food Company (JFC), the largest operating vertical farm in Europe. Prior to forming JFC, he gained a wealth of experience managing a large property portfolio and renewable energy assets. James designed, developed, successfully fund raised and project managed the facility construction of JFC's first farm in North Lincolnshire. James is dedicated to advancing the technological capabilities of JFC's system, whilst reducing operating costs. These advancements will enable vertical farming to become a mainstream agricultural practice. He hopes to have construction and fit out of the second farm complete by the end of this year It's easy.

James Lloyd Jones

CEO & Founder

Shaun's bio will appear here soon

Shaun Harris

Director, Supply Chain Planning

Henri's bio will appear here soon

Henry Gordon-Smith

Founder & CEO

Michal's bio will appear here soon

Michał Dąbrowski

Founder & CEO

Timo is a dedicated, forward-thinking entrepreneur who believes hard work and sacrifice are vital to growth and positive change both in the world and in business. His team's success is based on a marriage of creativity and efficiency. As the Founder & CEO of Cosmonauts Ltd a multi-service agency that delivers Market Research, Business Development, Sales Support & Events (Physical and Virtual) Production to global clients.


To add to this Timo is also CEO of IP tech company Pekama, a Director of Ruby Datum (Virtual Data Rooms) and a mentor for The School of Law and Business Management at the Queen Mary University of London.

Timo Karakashev