Sam Marchant is an Associate at Ascension. Sam is responsible for sourcing, screening and performing due diligence on investment opportunities for Ascension’s Fair by Design and Good Food funds. Sam also assists across the investor relations and fundraising functions of the business.
Before joining Ascension, Sam co-founded a low sugar, vegan snack bar brand. While scaling this business internationally, Sam became passionate about tackling the obesity and diabetes epidemics alongside improving the environmental impact of food. Coupled with his desire to use business as a force for good, Sam has personally invested in several high-growth, impact focused ventures.
As a keen cyclist, Sam is addicted to Strava and regularly invites the rest of the Ascension team to join him on rides around Hertfordshire and beyond.