Kyd Brenner is an independent consultant specializing in food, agriculture and trade issues and is also a senior consultant to DTB Associates where he served as a partner from 2001 – 2012.
From 1975 – 2000 he served in a variety of executive positions with the Corn Refiners Association, including Director of Public Affairs, Vice President and Acting Executive Director. His domestic policy experience includes participation in major legislative issues affecting the food industry, including farm bills since 1977, and FDA, EPA and USDA regulatory proceedings covering food safety and product approvals, food labeling, biotechnology and environmental issues.
His international experience includes client representation during all major multilateral and bilateral trade agreements since the 1980s and during implementation and dispute resolution proceedings under these agreements. He has served on USDA/USTR trade advisory committees for grains and sweeteners as well as a member of the U.S. delegation to the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission and many of its operating committees since 1990.