About Us


Jane Duffy, President and CEO of Global Trading Ventures, Inc. founded the company in 2008 with a passion for sustainable agriculture and biodiversity.

Jane works directly with farmers and producers to source quality products facilitating ethical trade, collaboration, trust and profitability. 

Headquartered in the State of California, a leading agricultural state in the US, Global Trading Ventures, has established partnerships throughout the world. 

An accomplished business professional in the life and health sciences with more than 20 years experience as a senior executive, Jane has held COO, General Management and Senior leadership positions within the industries of medical/healthcare, environmental and emerging software technologies. Jane considers herself a Global Citizen honoring the interdependence and respect of people, cultures and nations promoting understanding and responsible trade. 

Industry Certifications include: 

  • Supply Chain Management Principles, Certified by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Course I & II, Certified by the International Culinary Center and the Olive Oil Times Education Lab
  • California Agricultural Export Program, Certified by the California Centers for International Trade Development