Iggy Bassi

CEO & Founder


About Iggy

Iggy has a 20-year track record of building companies and advising global organizations (inc. Fortune 500 and sovereigns) on competitiveness, technology, and sustainability.

A passionate advocate for transformative innovations that address global challenges. In 2016, he founded Cervest (www.cervest.earth) – which is pioneering Earth Science AI to inform decisions on climate security and adaptation. Cervest has attracted leading mission-driven investors and selected for programs inc. TechNation AI and Google’s first SDG program.

His previous venture in sustainable agribusiness, GADCO, was supported by Acumen Fund, Soros, Gates Foundation, World Bank, and Syngenta. Its pioneering work featured in UNDP, World Economic Forum, FT, Guardian, Forbes, and Huff Post.

A thought leader in natural capital, resource security, and data analytics, Iggy has spoken at forums including UN-FAO, World Bank, ICRD, Harvard University, and the UK Government. His earlier career included investment banking, strategy consulting, and analytics software. He holds a master’s from the University of Cambridge.