Sam Elsom

Founder ∙ Sea Forest

Sam Elsom

The Sea Forest team is dedicated to fighting climate change by being the first in the world to cultivate Asparagopsis at a commercial scale.

Composed of industry’s best scientists, the Sea Forest team is producing commercial volumes of Asparagopsis by using the most effective production facilities and methodologies in the world.Sam Elsom is a passionate environmentalist with over 15 years experience in sustainability. Having founded one of Australia’s first sustainable apparel businesses to measuring social and environmental impact across supply chains as well as implementing a satellite factory in India to support poor communities with income, training, clean water and education, Elsom was drawn to explore seaweed cultivation for its impressive capacity to sequester CO2 as a potential solution to reverse climate change.