David Headley

Trade Team Coordinator, Illinois Soybean Association


David Headley works with the Illinois Soybean Association as Trade Team Coordinator where he has spearheaded new initiatives to strengthen worldwide market access, and trade coalitions.


In the beginning of his career, David worked as a project manager for international programs. Throughout

His career David has traveled to more than 70 countries analyzing and assessing a complex global agriculture supply chain for grains, oilseeds, value-added food, and international business development. David is a published author of several papers, articles and Op-Eds, including being featured in Wall Street Journal. He has an M.S. in Agriculture from North Carolina State University and an MBA in International Business from the University of Illinois.

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  • 24 March, 2021
  • 09:20 - 10:55