Chris Wayne

As Associate Director, Investing in Agriculture Chris shapes Acumen’s investment strategy in smallholder agriculture, supports local teams to source and structure agriculture transactions, and designs systems to share agricultural insights.

Chris joined Acumen in 2021, and previously served as Director of GrowNYC Farmer Assistance, where he oversaw business development technical assistance programs for small family farms. Chris holds a master of science in Sustainable Management from Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College in creative writing.

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