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Chris Horseman

London, UK

Chris Horseman is a former director of Informa Agribusiness Intelligence and now works for IEG Policy and Vu in a freelance consultant and editorial capacity.

He is a seasoned analyst of European and global agricultural and trade affairs. His specialist areas include the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), agricultural trade policy and the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

After graduating from the University of Birmingham (UK), Chris worked for a period of time at the European Commission before joining Informa as a Brussels Correspondent for Agra Europe in 1987.

Chris took up a senior editorial position in Agra Europe’s UK office in 1991, and became Editorial Director in 2006.

He is a regular speaker and moderator at agricultural conferences and seminars, and has made numerous appearances on TV and radio news programmes.

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