We've worked along every step in supply chains and seen the disconnect between the ambition of mission-driven brands for impact and the ability of innovative ingredient growers to scale and reach new markets. Silvan Ingredient Ecosystem exists to bridge this disconnect by partnering with all actors in the ecosystem.

Our values

Meet some of the people in our Ecosystem

Andy Thornton

Managing Partner

Founder of Silvan, with 15 years' experience in CPG brands, global agricultural supply chains and international development

Rachel Faller

Creative, Branding & Sustainability Expert

Founder and CEO of tonlé

Andrea Messmer

MEL Specialist

MEL expert, with a portfolio of work across Asia and Africa

David Whitworth

Programs Specialist

Programs, MEL and finance expert, with 10 years' experience in international development and supply chains

Mahmud Johnson

Ingredient Specialist

Founder and CEO of J-Palm Liberia

Dan Jones

Blockchain Expert

Founder and CEO of Bext360

Abdirizak Salah Mohamed

Ingredient Specialist

Founder and CEO of Dayaxa Frankincense Export Company

Stephen Johnson

Regenerative Ecology Expert

Academic author, ecological consultant, wild-harvest specialist and founder of FairSource Botanicals

Robin Van Loon

Agroecology Expert

Founder and CEO of Camino Verde

Dean Kingston

Blockchain Expert

Founder & COO of Bext360

Dr Anjanette DeCarlo

Sustainability Expert

Academic and Technical Advisor in Ecological Supply Chains

Osman Bangura

Ingredient Specialist

Director of Operations 8DN