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SuperReturn Emerging Markets
24-26 June, 2024
Hotel OkuraAmsterdam

Simon Bryant
Company President at iyris


Simon Bryant is the Company President of iyris, a sustainable AgTech company with the most advanced platform for hot climate agriculture, founded in Saudi Arabia. Simon is a CFA Charterholder and overseas finance and corporate development for iyris and recently led the Firm's oversubscribed two-part bridge funding round raising over $34M.

Prior to his current role, Simon spent 10 years in the City of London in a number of corporate finance roles. He left banking after co-founding an edtech start-up in 2014. Simon led the edtech company as CEO through its expansion to serve universities, governments, and corporations globally before being acquired by two publicly listed corporations in 2020.

Simon is driven by the philosophy that true long-term sustainability means creating economically viable solutions in order to deliver on environmental impact objectives.

Agenda Sessions

  • Revitalising African agriculture