Tom Scott

S&P Global

Global Director of Agribusiness Consulting

Tom is involved in project consulting in all segments of agriculture and food, taking medium and long-term outlooks for global and regional environments and applying them to decision-making situations. A specialist in business strategy, agribusiness economic development and market analysis, Tom has expensive expertise in the agribusiness sectors of North America and other regions. Tom joined us in 1989, before which he worked for the Continental Grain Company in roles including management, trading, logistics and merchandising. He has a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and a master's degree in business administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.

Sessions With Tom Scott

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 03:00pm - 03:30pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 09:00 pm - 08/mar/2022 09:30 pm

    Natural Carbon Sinks: Plants, Oceans, Soil

    Agribusiness & Biofuels Carbon Management/Decarbonization

    New breakthroughs in understanding and harnessing the carbon sink potential in agricultural products, plant biology and in the protection and cultivation of ocean resources could be the “next frontier” opportunity for addressing climate change. This session will compare and contrast the potential impact of emerging developments in these areas. What innovative approaches could rebalance the carbon footprint of the Agriculture industry and what has to happen at the farm level to make this happen? What are the latest scientific developments to harness the carbon absorbing qualities of plants ? What is the potential for this science to impact climate change? What are the key areas of research which offer carbon-reducing potential from oceans? What are the potential commercial openings which could develop from breakthroughs in these areas?

  • 03:30pm - 04:15pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 09:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 10:15 pm

    S&P Global | Field-to-Wheels Decarbonization

    Workshop

    Seminars hosted by Partners, IHS Markit Experts and Guest Faculty offering deep dives into critical emerging topics and technologies.