• March 10 - 14, 2025

Juan Sacoto

S&P Global

Global Head Agribusiness Consulting

Juan Sacoto, Global Head of  Agribusiness Consulting . Based in the US with over 25 years of industry and consulting experience with business strategy, risk management, market feasibility and competitiveness, economic modeling & forecasting, economic development and M&A due diligence.  Mr. Sacoto’s experience in agribusinerss and biofuels is drawn from leading and working on over 100 related projects for biofuel and fuel manufactures, feedstock suppliers, trade associations, financials and governments.

Sessions With Juan Sacoto

Monday, 18 March

  • 10:30am - 11:10am (CST) / 18/mar/2024 03:30 pm - 18/mar/2024 04:10 pm

    Business Models to Scale Biofuels Supply

    Agribusiness & Biofuels

    The era of renewable diesel has brought a transformation of the biofuel supply chain from primarily driven by agricultural (Bunge) and pure-play biofuel (REG, Poet) players to a supply chain that integrates traditional oil refineries (Chevron) as biofuel producer and active investors of feedstock assets, and agriculture seed and AgTech (Bayer, Syngenta) players as future innovators of the biofuel agriculture supply chain. What corporate strategies are needed to expand the production of biofuels? How the emergence of this trend impact oil refineries, biofuel producers and agricultural players including traders, farmers and input companies.

Thursday, 21 March

  • 04:30pm - 05:10pm (CST) / 21/mar/2024 09:30 pm - 21/mar/2024 10:10 pm

    Balancing the Appetite for Food AND Fuel

    Agribusiness & Biofuels

    As the demand for biofuel grows, the agriculture and feedstock industries have started to gear up to meet the new demand and balance it with on-going food consumption which has and continues to be the major market for agricultural products. Balancing food and fuel have brought a wave of expansion for vegetable oil production, redirected trade flows of fats and grease, driven a new era of innovation to expand feedstock output and lowered the carbon footprint of agricultural products for food and biofuels. How are the agriculture, food and biofuel sectors balancing the appetite for multiple agricultural products?