Our Experts

Our analysts bring a wealth of knowledge and a practical approach to analysing and tackling complex global challenges.

Stephen Geldart

Associate Director

Stephen joined Czarnikow in 2008 and leads the Analysis Team, who provide leading-edge coverage of the sugar, ethanol, ingredients and packa...

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Ben Seed

Business Intelligence Manager

Ben joined Czarnikow’s analysis team in 2016 on a year long internship before returning to the University of Bath to complete an Economics...

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Jay Kindred

Jay has worked at CZ since 2019, starting as a market analyst before becoming a trader on the CZ derivatives desk in 2023. As an analyst Ja...

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Stephanie Rodriguez

Analyst

Stephanie graduated from Babson College in 2020, with a bachelor’s degree in Operations Management and Data Analytics. She joined Czarniko...

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Gareth Lamb

PET Analyst

Gareth joined Czarnikow in 2021 and is Czarnikow’s PET analyst and recycling specialist. As well as regularly reporting on key market tren...

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Ana Zancaner

Analysis Manager

Ana graduated from Insper University Sao Paulo in 2013, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She joined Czarnikow as an in...

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Vincent O’Rourke

Trader and Market Analyst

Vincent began his career at Czarnikow in 2016 as an analyst in the London Office, focusing on raw sugar flows and the Refineries in North Af...

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Tabasoom Watak

Market Analyst

Tabasoom joined Czarnikow in August 2022 as an Analyst Intern, shortly after graduating from King's College London in July with a BSc in Glo...

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Sara Warden

Commodity Journalist

Sara joined Czarnikow in 2021 as a commodity journalist after a brief period covering commodities and leveraged finance at several London-ba...

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Adrian Torrebiarte

Analyst

Adrian joined the analysis team in 2022, right after graduating from Babson College in Boston, MA, with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He...

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Rosa Li

Senior Analyst

Rosa graduated from Jinan University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Rosa joined Czarnikow in 2014 and has been an analyst ...

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Nateetorn Petchphankul

Trader

Nate joined Czarnikow (Thailand) in 2020. He graduated from Kasetsart University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture. Given his...

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Kanjanaporn Dechwan

Analyst

Kanjanaporn (Atom) joined Czarnikow’s analysis team mid-2022, she graduated with a degree of Agriculture from Thailand (previously explore...

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Carla Aranha

Communications Specialist

Carla joined Czarnikow in 2022 having previously worked at Exame and Valor, leading economic media outlets in Brazil, where she developed pr...

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Samia Ohiduzzaman

Market Analyst

Samia joined CZ in September 2023 as a Consulting Intern, shortly after graduating from SOAS University of London with a BSc in Economics. S...

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Alberto Carmona

51, graduated at the University of Seville (Spain) and University of Paderborn (Germany) with a Bachelor in Economics and Business Administr...

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Victor Lima

Data Scientist

Victor is a data scientist in CZ’s Sao Paulo office. He has a passion for using data to drive opportunities and optimise business function...

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Ron Sterk

Sosland

Ron Sterk is senior editor, markets, for Food Business News and Milling & Baking News, and is editor of the Sosland Sweetener Report. Pr...

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Alessandro Vitelli

Alessandro Vitelli is an independent reporter and columnist specialising in climate and energy policy and markets for nearly 20 years. He wr...

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Stein Chingen Haugan

Managing Director

Stein C Haugan, boasting four decades of experience and an extensive global fertilizer network, founded Fertimetrics Pte Ltd in Singapore in...

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Jolyon Hobby

Wheat Analyst

Growing up on a Wiltshire farm sparked my passion for agriculture. With a BSc Hons in Agriculture and Land Management, I farmed for three ye...

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Antonis Karamalegkos

Journalist

Antonis Karamalegkos is a journalist with expertise in the shipping industry, specialising in diverse sectors such as the freight rate marke...

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Emma-Jane Batey

Packaging Writer PR & Communications

Emma-Jane Batey is an independent writer and communications consultant specialising in sustainability for the global packaging manufacturing...

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Frank Zaworski

Journalist

Frank Zaworski is a freelance journalist specializing in agricultural production and marketing, petrochemicals, biofuels, and biotechnology....

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Hugh Mason

Farmer

Hugh is a 57 year-old farmer based in the UK. Hugh works for his family-owned business, Maurice Mason Ltd. Today, the farm is roughly 1...

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John Buxton

Dr John Buxton is a seasoned aviation fuel professional who has held senior technical roles in Shell Aviation and Kuwait Petroleum Internati...

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Jon Whybrow

Head of Flow Derivatives

Jon joined CZ in 1991, working in the Treasury department before moving to join the derivatives team in 1994. Over 30 years Jon has built up...

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Leticia Pizzo

Analyst

Letícia joined CZ's analysis team in 2022, on a 1.5-year internship while finishing her bachelor’s degree in business administration. Sin...

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Neil Rosser

Director

Neil Rosser is currently Director of Bison Luxley Commodities which provides consultancy services to the coffee industry. He has been a comm...

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Tom Soutter

Trader

Tom joined Czarnikow in 2019 and is part of our Food Ingredients & Packaging Team. Tom's core focuses are on structuring supply chain servic...

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