Full Name
Peter Meyer
Job Title
Grain and Oilseed Analytics
S&P Global Platts
Presenter Bio
Mr. Meyer is responsible for managing grain, oilseed, and advanced feedstocks analytics for S&P Global Platts, which includes North America, South America, Europe, and the Black Sea region in conjunction with other London and Houston-based analysts. Together, the team forecasts global production and demand, as well as price estimates for corn, soybeans, soybean meal, soy and other vegetable oils, waste feedstocks and various varieties of wheat grown around the world. The team also determines the price impact to regional farm economies, especially in the United States. Mr. Meyer is well-known in agricultural analysis circles and enjoys close relationships with a wide variety of crop producers as well as industry groups and government agencies. He is called on frequently to present at conferences and client events and is often sought out for his opinions by members of the media. Mr. Meyer’s daily analysis of agricultural markets, titled Opening Print, is known for its pragmatic view.

Mr. Meyer joined PIRA, now S&P Global Platts, in 2012 to launch the Agricultural Commodities Service. His career in commodities spans 40 years, concentrating on agriculture for the past 30. Prior to joining PIRA, he held the position of Agricultural Commodities Specialist at both Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan, where he managed North American OTC trading for agricultural products. He also spent 14 years on the floors of the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange, trading on behalf of clients as well as proprietarily. He is a long-time member of Pro Farmer who annually participates as a scout on crop tours, logging over ten thousand miles yearly in crop inspections.
Peter Meyer