John is an agricultural economist with over 25 years’ experience as an analyst and consultant in the natural resource industries, initially in agricultural markets and subsequently in metals, chemicals, pulp and paper and most recently in bioenergy markets. He joined Hawkins Wright in 1994. He has been responsible for developing the firm’s bioenergy practice and remains the principal author of the Outlook for Wood Pellets report and of many private- and multi-client studies. He has undertaken consultancy assignments for individual clients in more than thirty countries.