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.
Mr. 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.
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.