Siegfried Falk earned a degree in economics after attending universities in Germany and the United States, where the focus of his studies was on international trade as well as on country- specific issues in politics and economics. Following an engagement in public policies in Washington, DC, he joined OIL WORLD in Hamburg, Germany, in 1997.
Since 1999 he has been co-editor of OIL WORLD and is thus jointly responsible for the contents of various publications, complementing the team of analysts in observing and forecasting world supply, demand and prices in the field of oilseeds, oils & meals. In recent years he gave presentations at several international industry conferences in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America.
Founded by S. Mielke in 1958, the independent OIL WORLD is recognized today as the leading information provider for the oilseeds, oils/fats and oilmeals industries. Authoritative analyses, statistics and forecasts are given in various daily, weekly, monthly and annual publications to producers, consumers, importers, trade organizations and government agencies worldwide.