FoodNiche Summit

Anne Greven

Anne Greven is a strategic finance executive with Big 10 banking experience and a reputation for catalyzing innovation of businesses and business models in food, agriculture, and sustainability. A business leader with strong investment, capital markets, and commodities expertise, Anne has a proven ability to build and rebuild companies and teams, positioning them to succeed and endure.

As Global Head of Food & Agricultural Startup Innovation at Rabobank International, Anne led a visionary platform that drove corporate customers, startups, and investors toward a more stable and sustainable food system. With full P&L and operational responsibility for the $4M FoodBytes! platform, Anne built 100+ corporate partnerships with the likes of Nestlé, AGCO, Syngenta, and JBS Foods; spurred $3.2B in investment across 400 startups; and positioned Rabobank as the premier collaboration platform for Food & Ag corporates, investors, and startups.

In earlier roles at Rabobank, Anne was Head of Acquisition Finance & Sponsor Coverage for North America, Co-Head of Capital Markets, and Head of Rabo Securities Investment Banking. As head of sponsor coverage, she established a new risk policy globally and enabled PE commitment portfolio growth from $1.1B to $1.6B, with zero loan loss. She also established Rabo’s broker-dealer business (Rabo Securities USA), and increased lead arranger roles from two to 44 deals.

Anne joined Rabobank after successful tenures at Morgan Stanley (Executive Director, Loan Sales & Trading), TD Securities (Director, Loan Syndications & Trading), and Citibank (Analyst, Leveraged Capital Division). At Morgan Stanley, she was the top sales leader in her group for three consecutive years. Anne began her career as a Financial Analyst at Dun & Bradstreet International.

Anne earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in Business Management (with a minor in Economics & Statistics) from Montana State University. A former cattle rancher who also holds a diploma from the French Culinary Institute in New York, Anne has a lifelong appreciation of food and agriculture ecosystems.