With our growing world population we are placing Earth’s natural resources under severe pressure. One of our most pressing challenges will be to feed everyone a balanced and nutritious diet while keeping our effects on the environment to a minimum.

Team members

Frank van Roest

Investment Director


Frank heads the Investment team at Aqua-Spark. He joined the fund in early 2015, just as the first investments were being made, and spent three years as a lead investment Manager. Frank sits on the board of Matorka on behalf of Aqua-Spark. Prior to Aqua-Spark, Frank was an associate at Stichting de Verre Bergen, a Rotterdam-based Venture Philanthropy Fund. Frank received a Master in Business Administration and a Master in International Economics & Business from the University of Groningen. Frank has a passion for travel. He believes that business solutions play a key role in solving complex social, environmental and economic world problems.