Symposium Speaker Program

The sulphur world is constantly shifting. TSI brings you expert individuals to share the latest market information, projects in sulphur, and global predictions. Whether it is a review of leading industry practices or an analysis of the sulphur and sulphuric acid supply and demand forecast, our speakers incorporate information on the entire industry value chain.

Please regularly check our website for speaker updates.

Please contact Sarah Amirie with any questions regarding the speaker program.

Featured Speakers and Topics

Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid Supply and Demand Outlook

Peter Harrisson

Dr. Peter Harrison - Presentation

Peter Harrisson leads CRU's sulphur and sulphuric acid team. He has worked on CRU's sulphur/sulphuric acid analysis since joining the company in early 2011. He also works across other nutrient areas including both market and cost analysis. Prior to joining CRU, he completed a PhD in Industrial Chemistry at Durham University.

Phosphate Topic


Michael R. Rahm - Presentation
Michael R Rahm Consulting LLC

Mike Rahm now works as an independent consultant following his retirement from The Mosaic Company on May 1, 2019. Mike joined Mosaic when it was formed in October 2004 through the combination of Cargill's Crop Nutrition business and IMC Global. Prior to joining Mosaic, Mike worked as an analyst for Cargill's Crop Nutrition business for more than 19 years. Mike earned Master of Science and PhD degrees in economics in 1978 and 1980 from Iowa State University and taught economics at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN prior to joining Cargill in 1985.

International Trade and Shipping

Dr. W.Hunter Frame

Dr. W. Hunter Frame - Presentation
Associate Professor/Field Crops Agronomist
Virginia Tech University

Dr. Frame earned his Ph.D. in Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences from Virginia Tech in 2012 and currently is an Associate Professor/Field Crops Agronomist in the Crop and Soil Sciences program at Virginia Tech. Dr. Frame has published numerous research articles and is a member of American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. In 2020 he received the Land Grant Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Extension.

Global Economic Outlook

Dr. Georgy Egorov

Dr. Georgy Egorov - Presentation
Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Kellogg School of Management

Georgy joined Kellogg School of Management in 2009 after receiving his PhD in Economics from Harvard University. At Kellogg, he has taught Microeconomic Analysis and Crisis Management, among other subjects. His research interests include functioning of democratic and non-democratic governments and the interplay of market and non-market strategies in firms, and his articles are published in leading economic and political science journals. In 2018, Georgy received the Social Choice and Welfare prize.

Dry Bulk Freight Market

Dr. W.Hunter Frame

Brian Malone - Presentation

Managing Partner of MID-SHIP Group Marine Division (dry cargo – ocean freight) and active broker with over forty years of experience in international dry bulk freight. As a world leader in the transportation of dry cargo, the MID-SHIP Group provides a full range of services covering the entire supply chain, providing our clients with a single point of management for their global cargo shipments.

Copper Market Update

Dr. W.Hunter Frame

Andrea Harris

Andrea Harris currently leads the Sulfuric Acid and Sulfur Team at Freeport-McMoRan where she joined the company in 2018. Her team is responsible for managing the end to end supply chain for both commodities which are critical to the production of Copper. She has over 20 years’ experience developing and executing global supply chain strategies across various industries. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Supply Chain Management from Arizona State University.

Please get in touch with Andrea Harris for any questions.

Global Energy Outlook

Thomas Miller

Thomas Miller - Presentation
Strategy Manager at BP Energy

Overview of Nature Based Climate Solutions ane International Carbon Markets

Jeff Cole - Presentation
Shell Emerging Energy Solutions