Judith Ganes, founder and president of J. Ganes Consulting, LLC—a leading, independent commodities research and consulting services company—is a world-renowned soft commodities and futures analyst with over 30 years of experience in the food and agricultural industries with much of that time spent on Wall Street. In addition to writing her exclusive market reports and providing advisory services to numerous corporations, organizations and investment groups, Judy regularly contributes articles to industry publications, and authors’ major independent studies as well conducts educational seminars on futures and options risk management.

Ms Ganes is also the developer of Forever Yogurt cafes in Panama that pair her passion for coffee and chocolate.