Cheryl Kalisch Gordon

Senior Commodities Analyst; Head of RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness – Australia & New Zealand, a.i.

Based in Orange, New South Wales, Cheryl works with RaboResearch’s global grains & oilseeds team as a Senior Analyst. She is also the ad interim Head of RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness for Australia & New Zealand.

As part of the Rabobank global grain & oilseed strategy team, Cheryl is responsible for forecasting key grains and oilseeds pricing and Australian crop size and composition. She also engages with rural and corporate clients on strategic issues.

Prior to joining RaboResearch in early 2017, Cheryl spent four years as the Trade & Economics Manager at the grain farmer representative organization, GrainGrowers. In that role, she was responsible for the economic evaluation of policy and the negotiation of grains outcomes in the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, as well as negotiations on behalf of the Australian grains sector at the WTO.

Cheryl has extensive experience in the grain industry and the broader Australian agriculture sector, including working as a trading assistant, a consultant, and a lecturer at the University of Sydney. Cheryl has a PhD in Economics and grew up on a cropping farm in New South Wales.