Speakers

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.

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

Featured Speakers and Topics

Sulphur and SA Supply and Demand Outlook

Fiona Boyd

Fiona Boyd
Acuity Commodities

Fiona Boyd, based in Houston, Texas, has covered the global sulphur and sulphuric acid markets since 2008 with a specialized focus on the North American market. Her expertise was developed under the mentorship of her father, Dr Robert Boyd. She has conducted numerous consultancy projects and regularly presents to clients and at industry events.

Freda Gordon

Freda Gordon
Acuity Commodities

Freda Gordon, based in London, UK, complements the Acuity team with a focus on short- to medium-term market analysis in the global sulphur and sulphuric acid markets, which she has dedicated her career to analysing since 2010. She honed her experience and analytical skills editing several key price assessment publications and giving papers at international conferences.


Sulphur Projects

Richard Hand

Richard Hand
BC Insight


Sulphur, the 4th Major Crop Nutrient

Dr. Ismail Cakmak

Dr. Ismail Cakmak
Sabanci University

Ismail Cakmak earned his PhD at the University Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany, and full Professor at the Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. Published 230-peer-reviewed articles, named among the “highly cited researchers” by Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Reuters) and ranked   in the top 0.05 % of most influential scientists in all scientific disciplines in 2022 by Stanford University, based on Elsevier’s Scopus Database.

He has received IFA “International Crop Nutrition Award in 2005, Australian Crawford Fund “Derek Tribe Medal” in 2007, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation-Georg Forster Research Award in 2014, International Plant Nutrition Institute-IPNI Science Prize in 2016 and the World Academy of Sciences-Agricultural Science Prize in 2016. He edited 3 books and 8 Journal Special Issues and made scientific speeches in 60 countries. He is an elected member of “The Academia Europaea” and “The Science Academy” of Turkey.


Phosphate Topic

Andy Yung

Andy Yung
The Mosaic Company


Sulphur use efficiency in crops from a molecular physiological perspective

Andy Yung

Malcolm Hawkesford
Rothamsted Research