Operations Lead & Managing Director
Colin Steen joined Syngenta Ventures as Managing Director in January 2018. Throughout his 23-year career, Colin has held multiple Sales and Marketing leadership roles at Syngenta. Most recently, he managed the Golden Harvest corn and soybean business across the Midwest, an experience that has provided him a deep understanding of farmer needs. In addition to this experience, Colin was an Investment Manager at LSP BioVentures in Boston from 2006-2009. His work there included investments and board observer roles with Pasteuria BioSciences, Cobalt Biofuels and BioProcessors.
Colin serves on the Board of Directors for Premier Crop Systems and Sound Agriculture and as a board observer for Greenlight.
Colin holds a B.Sc in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan (focus in Crop Science) and a MBA from the University of Guelph.