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About Adam

Tennessee, USA

+17 years experience

Adam Speck provides analysis, forecasting and price risk for the hog and pork industry. He also specializes in supply and demand analysis with risk to futures for hog and pork.

As a Commodity Market Analyst in the Livestock, Meat, Poultry and Dairy team at Informa Economics IEG Research Group, Adam’s work includes production trade and price forecasts for the hog and pork markets.


For many years Adam worked in Data Analytics and Commodity Risk Management for Centralized Supply Chain Services, the procurement arm for DineEquity’s franchisees. Here, he developed statistical risk modelling for price stabilization and hedging strategies on a $500 million portfolio of commodities for $2 billion worth of procurement spend.

He has an MSc in business administration in finance from Regent University, Virginia, and a BSc in business management from Evangel University, Missouri.

Analyst Articles

Articles by Adam

  • Outlook for Global Pork EU/US in 2018

    Adam Speck 30 Jul 2018

    Our expert analysts from Informa's Agribusiness Intelligence will discuss the global outlook for Pork markets. They will outline the latest supply and demand data as well as highlighting issues they see as price risk factors for the months ahead. They will discuss EU/US supply and demand balance for Pork, price evolvement for the next 6 months and beyond, as well as discussing price volatilities.

    Commodity price volatility