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Adam Sharpe

London

Adam Sharpe is the Publishing Director for IEG Vu and IEG Policy.

He joined Informa in 2007 and was previously Editor of Agra Europe (now part of IEG Policy) as well as Deputy Editor of Foodnews and Senior Reporter for The Public Ledger – both of which are now part of IEG Vu.

Adam specializes in a range of topics in the agribusiness sphere including trade, policy and legislation, and the impact of Brexit on the UK and EU farming sectors.

Before he became a journalist, Adam worked in the marketing sector for a number of leading UK and multinational companies. He has a BA (Hons) degree in management from the University of Brighton.

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