Vincent Heeringa


Vincent is a writer and communications consultant specialising in the tech, food and
sustainability sectors. He is a venture advisor at the Punakaiki Fund and Climate VC Fund, the co-
founder of, a blog about the food sector, and host of mildly popular podcast ‘This
Climate Business’. In a previous life he has been a maths and science teacher, a journalist and co-
founder of media brands such as Idealog, Stoppress, Good, The Register and Taste magazine. He
was founding chair of the Science Media Centre and was a publisher at AUT Media. He is on the
board of Adventure Specialties Trust, a charity dedicated to inspiring young people through outdoor
adventure and is married to Sarah, with whom he has four adult children.