John Barrett

John Barrett

Director, Director of Sentry Limited
and Chair, Agri-TechE Stakeholder Group

Showcase update: Xampla creating plastic alternatives from pea powder


Since launching at REAP2020, Xampla has received a £6 million seed investment to commercialise its first plant-based plastic product, microcapsules. The product provides a biodegradable alternative to the single use plastics which are currently used in the fragrance industry.



Sponsor of Emerging Agri-Tech

Antony Dodd

Group Leader, Genes in the Environment, John Innes Centre

Andrew Tewkesbury

Head of Energy Infrastructure and Analytics, Connected Intelligence, Airbus

Alex Webb

Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge

Calum Kelly

Agri-Tech Lead, Satellite Applications Catapult