Patrick Graf Grote

Managing Director, Grimme

Patrick is accountable for the GRIMME machinery brand in the UK & Ireland. The business is responsible for the Sales, Service and parts provision of all GRIMME and associated brands. Day to day responsibilities include strategy setting, leadership of operational and support teams and accountability for business results. Having been with GRIMME since 2012 – initially working as a country manager in export from the German HQ, before taking on the UK role – he has diverse experience in multiple countries across the world in the Field Vegetable and Root crop sector. Prior to working at GRIMME he studied Agricultural Business Management at Hartpury University and grew up on a tenant farm in Norfolk with a unique mix of being heavily influenced by Agriculture in Eastern Europe as well. Patrick has managed secondments with MDS and supports trainees that are seconded to Grimme.