Bespoke research projects in biomass and decarbonisation, using CZ’s understanding of agricultural supply chains to identify opportunities.

Our offering

Niche consultancy services giving you access to:

  • Specialised knowledge on biomass and decarbonization strategies
  • A global team of industry experts
  • Complex, extensive datasets and modelling
  • Discreet, confidential agreements

Our global network

We have strong roots where it matters and act as one global team






Local Presences



Mexico City



São Paulo



Tel Aviv


Ho Chi Minh City


Minas Gerais, Uberlândia

Minas Gerais, Uberaba

Trinidad & Tobago



Dar Es Salaam



Discover our app

CZ’s digital app provides insights, business intelligence, market prices and more within the agriculture, food and beverage and energy markets.

Our experts

Our global team brings together decades of experience in the food and beverage and energy sectors.

James Brittain

James Brittain

Director, Head of Advisory

Since 2016, James has had overall responsibility for CZ’s Advisory business line. James has lead the transition to our current B2B media focused approach, including data, market intelligence, thought leadership, subscriptions, consultancy, risk management, and an expanding range of other new services. James has 25 years’ experience in commodities, including 10 years physical trading and financing in many countries around the world.  James has extensive logistics expertise: moving sugar in trucks, containers, by rail and vessels of all kinds. Prior to his current role, James was tasked with leveraging CZ’s intellectual property through avenues such as: trading / portfolio management and strategic relationship building. Before joining CZ,  James worked for two years in the US, as lead buyer and later trouble-shooter for a US based silicone and plastics manufacturing group. James was educated in Canada, Ireland and India but mainly in the UK, and studied Maths and Economics at University in London.

Stephen Geldart

Stephen Geldart

Head of Analysis

Stephen joined CZ in 2008 and leads the Analysis Team, who provide leading-edge coverage of the sugar, ethanol, ingredients and packaging markets primarily on, CZ’s app. CZ’s analysis team also provide price risk management services for sugar producers, refiners and consumers, and regularly undertakes strategic consultancy work for energy majors, banks, and agricultural businesses. Before joining CZ, Stephen began his career in the oil refining industry. He holds an MSci in Chemistry from Imperial College London. 

James Little

James Little

Biomass Project Lead

James joined CZ in 2023, bringing a wealth of experience in biomass to the team in Singapore and leading biomass consultancy projects.

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