William Devens

Director, Strategic Initiatives, Farmland Plus


Bill is responsible for developing price and farmland valuation forecasting models, global supply and demand balance sheets for agricultural commodities and assisting in the development of the firm’s Farmland Plus business strategy.  Previously, he worked as a strategy consultant for HighQuest Partners, where he was co-head of HighQuest’s consulting practice.  During his time at HighQuest, Bill was responsible for the completion of 200+ projects for corporate clients in areas ranging from farmland investment and grain origination strategies to market entry strategies to due diligence on infrastructure and farmland assets.  Prior to joining HighQuest, Bill worked for Bunge Global Agribusiness in roles ranging from international research to strategy development and M&A.  

  • Education: B.A., History, Davidson College; M.B.A.,Thunderbird
  • Joined the company: 2015
  • Began career: 1999 



United States

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  • English