Dairy Sector Team

Global Strategist

  • Mary Ledman

    Global Sector Strategist – Dairy

    Mary is a thought leader who has extensive knowledge of domestic and international dairy markets and policy and over thirty years of experience in production agriculture, food processing, government service, agricultural policy, dairy risk management, market information and dissemination, and milk and dairy product price forecasting.

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Australia & New Zealand

  • Michael Harvey

    Senior Analyst – Dairy & Consumer Foods

    Michael is an enthusiastic and experienced dairy analyst, based in Melbourne, Australia. He has been actively involved in the Australian dairy industry for much of his life, having been raised on a dairy farm in the northern Victorian irrigation district.

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  • Emma Higgins

    Senior Analyst – Agriculture

    Emma leads RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness’s efforts to support New Zealand’s rural and corporate businesses with impactful research and engagement in the dairy sector. Hailing from a sheep and beef farm near Nelson, Emma is a passionate ‘agvocate’ who is widely regarded as a leading voice in local and global dairy markets.

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Europe & Africa

  • Richard Scheper

    Analyst - Dairy

    Richard works for RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness in Utrecht with a focus on the dairy sector in Europe. He translates developments in the global dairy sector to the European context.

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North America

  • Lucas Fuess

    Senior Analyst – Dairy

    Lucas is a Senior Dairy Analyst for RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness and is based in Chicago.

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  • Charlotte Talbott

    Analyst – Animal Agriculture Sustainability

    Charlotte Talbott is a Sustainability Analyst on the RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team for North America. Her work focuses on analyzing the transition and physical risks associated with the animal agriculture industry, providing insights to drive social responsibility, economic viability, and environmental stewardship within the animal protein and dairy sectors.

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South America

  • Andrés Padilla

    Senior Analyst - Beverages, Dairy,Packaging & Logistics

    Andrés holds responsibility for coverage of the beverages, dairy, and Packaging & Logistics sectors in Brazil and South America.

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