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Mr. Chris Thompson

Mr. Chris Thompson

USDA/AMS/Dairy Program

"Codex and Global Regulatory & Policy Issues Impacting Dairy"

Chris is a Dairy Products Marketing Specialist at the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) Dairy Program as Chief of the Standardization Branch. In this capacity, he is involved in policy development and international trade oriented issues related to the U.S. dairy industry focusing on trade facilitation, market access and standards.

In this role, he also serves as the U.S. Delegate to the Codex Committee on Milk and Milk Products. Prior to joining the Standardization Branch, Chris served as an Associate Market Administrator in the Southeast and Florida Federal Order Office and as Milk Program Coordinator at the University of Kentucky’s Division of Regulatory Services. He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agriculture from Western Kentucky University.