Emile Mehmet heads up The Public Ledger, having joined in 2009. Based in London, he manages a global team of 15 analysts, reporters, freelances and contributors, with his own specialist areas including the cocoa, coffee and oilseeds markets.
Emile has worked with Lloyd's List, the world's foremost shipping newspaper, focusing on commodity-related shipping news, and his opinions have featured in various mainstream media, including the BBC, national and international newspapers and news wires.
Over recent years he has worked on new forecasting methodology for determining future world supply and demand for cocoa, and holds regular webinars to present his current views on cocoa and other commodities. He travels regularly all over the world both to take part in crop tours and to present at conferences.