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.
Latest From Chris Horseman
After decades of castigating the EU and its Common Agricultural Policy for being protectionist and closed off to global competition, the UK government has finally taken its opportunity to set its own agricultural tariffs to take effect in January 2021, when the current post-Brexit transition period expires.
European broiler prices have risen over the past week, putting an end to a sequence of eight consecutive weekly price falls, as the slow and gradual unlocking of parts of the European economy offers some hope of market recovery.
European lamb markets have maintained a fragile equilibrium over the past week, with reduced demand now matched by lower volumes of supply.
EU pig prices fell sharply for a 10th consecutive week in the week ending 17 May – but there are signs at last of a more stable market outlook for the coming weeks.
European cattle prices have risen slightly over the past week, offering hopes to producers that the worst of the pandemic-inspired fall in prices may now be over.
The post-coronavirus bounce in European dairy prices has continued over the past week, despite puzzlement from some traders as to what is fuelling positive sentiment.