Economist specialized in commodities markets
Philippe Chalmin graduated from HEC international business school in Paris in 1974 and has a teaching qualification in history and a Ph.D. in arts and social sciences. He is a university professor specialized in commodities markets and coordinates the annual publication of the Cyclope report on the cycles and trends of products and trade. He has frequently worked alongside both private groups and public institutions, in particular in his roles as a World Bank consultant and member of the Council of Economic Advisers for the French Prime Minister (2006). A commentator for leading media outlets, he also publishes regular posts on his blog.