Full Name
Gary Adams
Job Title
U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol
Speaker Bio
Having assumed the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Cotton Council in February 2015, Gary Adams plays a key role in guiding the industry’s seven segments to reach consensus on critical policies affecting U.S. cotton, with the mission of helping all U.S. cotton industry segments compete effectively and profitably in global markets. He previously served the Council for 13 years as VP of Economic and Policy Analysis. As the Council’s chief economist, he provided economic outlooks for global cotton markets, as well as analyzing the impacts of farm and trade policies.

Gary also represents the U.S. cotton industry as a member of USDA’s Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee, and previously served on USDA’s Advisory Committee on Trade from 2005-2011 and the NASS Advisory Committee on Agricultural Statistics from 2003-2009.
Gary Adams