Eng. Ignacio Gonzalez
Ignacio González is an Agricultural Business Consultant and is the Associate Director of the Farmlands Business Unit in Terramar International Real Estate in Uruguay.
He is an Agronomist with a Master in Applied Science received from Lincoln University, Canterbury, NZ in July 2004. His primary specialization is in farmlands advising & sourcing for overseas and domestic investors in Uruguay.
He is also engaged in advising overseas investors in new agribusiness ventures, development and management, farmlands valuation and connecting investors with main agribusiness industry operators in Uruguay.
In his over 25 years of professional practice he has helped several individual and corporate investors successfully enter the farmlands business market in Uruguay. He has also worked as an independent consultant for international corporations.
Some examples include
Bridgewest Group (2016): The Bridgewest Group is a San Diego based investment company with global assets in the biotech and wireless communications infrastructure and the "internet of things," semiconductor, real estate, and financial services industries.
Silver Fern Farms (between 2009 and 2012): SFF is New Zealand’s leading processor, marketer and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef, venison and associated products to more than 60 countries around the globe.
Olam International (2010): Olam International is a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 65 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 13,800 customers worldwide.
Wrightson Seeds, Christchurch – New Zealand. PGG - Wrightson is one of the largest agribusinesses in New Zealand (with operations in Australia and South America).
Ignacio has also performed in the malting barley industry and as a farm manager.
Ignacio Gonzalez graduated from the Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad de la República, Uruguay where he obtained a BSc. in Agronomy, Minor: Livestock & Crops in October 1995. In July 2004 he obtained a Master in Applied Science in Farm Management Consultancy degree at Lincoln University, Canterbury, NZ in July 2004.
Fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese.