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Asia International Coffee Conference
Networking Dinner 4 December 2023
Asia International Coffee Conference 5-6 December 2023
The Reverie Saigon HotelHo Chi Minh, Vietnam

Steve Wateridge
Head of Research at Tropical Research Services


Steve Wateridge is the Head of Research at Tropical Research Services, a division of Mintec Global. Mr. Wateridge is widely recognized as a leading world expert in tropical commodity products. He became a partner in Tropical Research Services in 2010. Prior to joining Tropical Research Services, he was the senior Coffee and Cocoa Analyst at Ospraie Services Group, which he joined in 2006.

Prior to that, Steve was employed at ED&F Man as the Head of Coffee and Cocoa Research (2001-2006) and the Head of Cocoa Research (1988-2001). Prior to ED&F Man, Steve served as an Economist at Rowntrees PLC (1983-1988).

Steve earned an MSc in Economics (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981) as well as a BA in Economics and Politics (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1979).

Agenda Sessions

  • Global trends in coffee supply and demand