Agricultural consulting
reimagined for social good.

At Context Global Development
®, we believe in advancing agriculture to grow a world that is more productive, efficient, and sustainable. We do that by helping partners like you achieve remarkable results. Our passion for agriculture is what drives us and is one of the main reasons why we have become the premier global agribusiness consulting firm.

Recently, The Context Network® has channeled that perspective by forming Context Global Development® to put its experience of designing development initiatives into practice. We offer a broad spectrum of agricultural expertise to accelerate innovations that result in meaningful and lasting change. With ongoing engagements around the globe, wherever food is grown, we are there. 

Behind every program is a team of expert consultants.

Meet the team.

Many of us grew up in agriculture – We work both hard and smart. Our organization is built on an extensive team of dynamic engagement managers and analysts and complemented by a network of hundreds of industry and subject area experts worldwide. This global network has proven to be invaluable in allowing us to flexibly scale up wherever we are needed.

Joanne Hale
Board Member


Full Bio

Mark Nelson
Managing Director

Managing Director

Will Rogers
Program Director

Program Director

Dr. Steve Sonka
Board Member

Agricultural Economist; Research Professor at ADM Institute for PHL, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jim Kirkwood
Board Member

Food Technology and Innovation; Former Chief Science & Technology Development Officer, General Mills Inc.

Do you want to talk to Context Global Development®

about your agricultural program?