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Alan Bullion

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Dr Alan Bullion is Special Reports and Projects Director for Agribusiness intelligence, publishing one-off reports on the crop protection, animal health and fertilisers sectors.

Alan has worked as a publisher, analyst, journalist and editor for Informa for over 18 years, having previously worked on specialist titles focusing on agriculture and food in Asia, and on organics, ethanol and biodiesel, particularly in Brazil. He also has expertise on the political impact of Brexit on UK agribusiness.

Alan was awarded a PhD by the University of Southampton for a thesis on the civil war and conflict resolution.

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