Kyd Brenner joined DTB Associates with twenty-six years of experience in U.S. and international
government policy and regulation, public relations, research and technical services. He has recently become an
independent consultant and Senior Counsultant to DTB Associates. Prior to joining DTB, Mr. Brenner served as vice president
of the Corn Refiners Association, Inc., a trade association representing an important segment of U.S. agribusiness.
Brenner participated in development of U.S. legislation and federal regulation that facilitated development of major food
and feed markets, including the market for the country's largest volume food additive. He has extensive experience
in U.S.-E.U. agricultural trade relations and serves on the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade in Grain,
Feeds and Oilseeds on behalf of the Secretary of Agriculture and U.S. Trade Representative.
Mr. Brenner has served on the
U.S. delegation to numerous meetings of the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission and many of its committees. His areas
of expertise include international food and feed safety and standards, trade in products of modern biotechnology and the interface
between science and trade policy. In 1998 Mr. Brenner convened the Agricultural Biotechnology Forum to bring together
interests across the food chain to share perspectives and policies on the introduction of biotechnology to the food system
and is chair of the International Trade subcommittee of the Agricultural Biotechnology Planning Committee.