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Mark Durno

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Mark is an entrepreneur with a focus on the agrifood industry. He grew up farming 350 ha of mixed production (arable/dairy/beef) in Scotland. As a member of the startup team of UrbanFarmers, a first-mover European vertical farming company, he led the expansion of the company from Switzerland to The Netherlands, raising multiple financing rounds. Mark is also a qualified (Scottish) lawyer with both domestic and international experience. In his role as Partner at Rockstart he leads the design, financing, and launch of Rockstart AgriFood, and oversees the expansion of Rockstart AgriFood to Copenhagen, Denmark. Mark is a qualified Scottish lawyer (LLB (Hons), PG Dip. LP) and holds an Executive MBA (cum laude & Student Award 2016) from Rotterdam School of Management.