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Peter de Klerk Senior Economist at International Sugar Organization


Peter de Klerk joined the International Sugar Organisation as Senior Economist in January 2018. He arrived from Itochu Europe PLC where he was responsible for sugar market operations, ranging from analysis, logistics, futures market operations and commercial transactions. Prior to his four years at Itochu, Peter worked in the analysis teams at Armajaro, Czarnikow and ED&F Man, covering a 12-year period. During a separate tenure between 1993 and 1998, he also worked for ED&F Man in Nigeria and Tanzania as a director and JV manager, trading a range of commodities including sugar, ethanol. cocoa and cashew nuts. Peter holds a BSc in econometrics from the London School of Economics and an MSc in Economics from the University of York and is a part-qualified accountant.