Speaker's Biography:

Bill Cordingley
Managing Director and Head of Food and Agribusiness Research and Advisory-The Americas, Rabobank International

Bill Cordingley is managing director and head of Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) for Rabobank International in the Americas Region. In 2005, Cordingley joined Rabobank in Australia as the senior analyst for animal proteins. He was promoted to head of FAR in Australia in 2006; in early 2009, he transferred to the U.S. to take up his current position. He previously held roles in consulting, as a commodities trader and as manager of the livestock export program with Meat and Livestock Australia. Cordingley was raised in southeastern Australia, where his family operated a mixed crop and livestock enterprise and a meat-processing business. He graduated from the University of Sydney with a degree in agricultural economics and holds an M.B.A. from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Australia.

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