Urner Barry Consulting provides tailored solutions to identify growth opportunities within the fast-paced protein commodity sectors. Combining the expertise of our analytical team, our warehouse of proprietary and trusted data, and unparalleled insight into market forecasting, UBC will not only pinpoint developing global trends but assist you in knowing exactly when and how to adopt them to maximize your return.
The market perspective offered by our economists and data scientists is one-of-a-kind given Urner Barry’s longevity and standing as one of the leading intelligence providers. Customers gain a meaningful understanding of the factors, strategies, and outlooks on specific datasets that impact their business now and in the future. With access to worldwide correspondents, UBC has a pulse on the ground at all times within our global network.
Our hand picked team of analytical experts partner with clients and equip them with the tools necessary to innovate their brand and successfully act on the global trends of the protein marketplace. Our experts will review your vision and foreseeable challenges, take a look at emerging trends within that commodity space, hone in on your target market, discover potential growth opportunities, and utilize our data warehouse to supplement the solutions we uncover.
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Angel Rubio is an Economist at Urner Barry. As part of the company’s consultancy offering, his main duties include performing custom research reports, quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Angel joined Urner Barry in 2006 as a seafood market reporter, starting quotations for main items like tilapia, mahi-mahi, and pangasius, among others.
Later, his duties expanded into overseeing existing monthly seafood Insiders’ Reports, as well as the development of new publications. He was the first Director of Urner Barry Analytics, which oversees market and economic technicalities and visualization of the company’s market insights. Additionally, Angel created the Mexican Beef Market report, a report that covers the beef trade in Mexico. He also forged key alliances with trade associations abroad, as well as directing all business development in Latin America from 2007 to 2018.
Angel has been a guest speaker at numerous conferences domestically and abroad, including the Global Seafood Market Conference, Aqua India, Congreso Internacional de la Carne, and many others.
Angel also worked as a Sr. Category Manager at Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, a Thai Union company, from July 2018 to February 2020.
Angel holds a B.S. in Economics and International Business from Villanova University, and a certificate in Data Science from Columbia University. He also holds diplomas from East China Normal University and the London School of Economics. Angel was a member of Villanova’s Division I men’s tennis team.
Akash Pandey is a Data Scientist at Urner Barry. He is a part of the Instant Market News Team and is responsible for coordinating data mining processes for several reports on commodities. Akash joined Urner Barry in May 2019 and has been crucial in UB’s efforts to collect and deliver information and analysis to customers in real time. He has introduced several novel ways of collecting and disseminating data using Python and R.
Akash is also an Adjunct at Rutgers University in the School of Communication and Information since January 2018, and over the last two years he has taught classes related to Machine Learning, Network Security and Concepts of Java. He has a Masters’ degree in Information Science (Data Science) from Rutgers University. He completed his Bachelor’s in IT Engineering from Mumbai University in 2015 and has since taken up several different roles in the IT Industry, both overseas and in the US.
Akash’s passion is Machine Learning and Data Visualizations, and the protein market is the perfect playground for him to showcase his knowledge and better serve Urner Barry subscribers.