Farming Mechanization Engineering Consultancy
About FMEC Group
The FMEC Group was formed on the back of proven agricultural project delivery in the most extreme conditions.
The management team has successfully developed projects in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Africa with over 884 000 acres collectively managed over a period of 8 years. Our skillset combines an understanding of farming and finance together with land and agricultural asset management including financial planning. We recruit, operate and manage machines for long term success. We have the ability to brokerage land, find project financing, and ensure compliance.
To successfully develop sustainable agricultural projects using the correct cropping strategies through the efficient use of modern mechanization and digitalization fit for the role at hand and maintaining or improving biodiversity by managing the natural resources given soil, water and energy.
Land is not inherited from our ancestors but borrowed from our children we the current generation must do all that is possible to correct use and maintain the land with all modern tools available FMEC Group strives to maintain sustainable productive systems nurturing the god give resources at hand.
Soil, Water, People, Integrity and making sure people understand sustainable agricultural projects need a long term vision.
Roger PyleManaging Partner
Over 30 years of Agriculture management experience holding different senior positions in Europe, Russia & Africa. Managed investment projects on behalf of an investment group in Romania setting up the land and agricultural team. Held CEO position of farming division for Al Dahra Group. Developed 100 000 acres of irrigation in Egypt with 20 Meg solar project. Ran the agricultural division for Al Dahra Group UAE, which has agricultural projects consisting of over 350 000 Acres in 8 countries. Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, and a MBA in Finance with distinction. Has deployed over 500 Mil USD of funds into agri-business sector.
William BorlaseManaging Partner
Over 30 years of Agriculture management and mechanization experience, holding different senior positions in Europe, Russia & Africa. He has in UK Hertfordshire. General manager for 25 000 Ha in Black Earth Russia. Mechanization director for Black Earth Russia looking after the procurement and restructuring the mechanization for over 310 000 Ha of Black Earth Farming Group. General Manager for Toshka Egypt and Mechanization director for Al Dahra. Set up a 30 000 acre irrigation project from green field to operational in 3 years including a 20 meg solar park.
Marina KovalevaProcurement Director
5 year experience in a multi-national listed agri-businesses as a Procurement Manager for machinery, spare parts purchase, irrigation equipment. Dealing with suppliers, budgeting, market survey administration. Implementation of new automated stock control and management system, allowing full visibility in a multiple store scenario. including barcode and scanning facilities. Purchase and import of genuine manufacture pom from the US. UK and Europe chalienging the existing in-country dealer networks from a cost/timing perspective with the emphasis on improving mochine efficiencies.
Andrey SkripchenkoChief Digital Officer
Nearly 15 years of IT experience with over 6 years within massive agricultural businesses delivering state of the art IT technology to large-scale business environments.
Proven background in various technologies like ERP, AI, ML, IoT, EAM, WMS, Application Development, IT Security and many others in conjunction with strong ability to build teams and processes alongside with unique skills in in-depth business process analysis, bottleneck identification with further process redesign and efficient go-life makes him capable of building cutting edge IT solutions delivering business value.