Senior Vice President and Head of Agribusiness Consulting, North America
Juan Sacoto, Senior Vice President and Head of Agribusiness Consulting for North America with over 25 years of industry and consulting experience. Mr. Sacoto’s experience involves business strategy, risk management, market feasibility and competitiveness, economic modeling & forecasting, economic development and M&A due diligence. Mr. Sacoto has extensive experience across several regions (US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, China, Japan, Korea, Ukraine, Russia, and Southeast Africa) and is fluent in English and Spanish. Mr. Sacoto received his bachelor's degree in finance and postgraduate degree in business (MBA). Selected ExperienceConsulting and Research: Led and managed a wide variety of regional and global projects across most agribusiness segments including biofuels. - Agriculture inputs - Grain and oilseed processing, animal feed, livestock and meat - Biofuels and biofuel feedstocks (vegetable oils, low carbon feedstocks and new feedstocks) - Sustainability and carbon sequestration- Agribusiness/commodity supply chain economics (grains, proteins, processing, etc.) Strategic Planning: Worked with clients to develop strategic plans for new investments, future growth, new product introduction, risk management, M&A, and general strategic direction. Due Diligence: Performed market and financial due diligence analysis for financing and investment purposes in biofuels, animal waste/rendering, biofuel feedstocks and broader agribusiness.Modeling and forecasting: Develop short-term and long-term supply/demand forecasting analyses for global biofuels and biofuel feedstocks as well as related supply chains.