Ken Eriksen is responsible for directing the IEG Vantage Client Advisory & Development, Energy & Transportation, and Policy groups efforts in client advisory, development, risk management, consulting, and events.
He regularly speaks on commodity, transportation, and infrastructure issues, and is an expert witness in transportation, logistics, and supply-chain matters. Ken joined IEG Vantage in 2001, leading IEG's Transportation, Industrials and Energy Services team, the Barge Fleet Profile, Barge Commodity Profile, and Inland Barge Industry Fact Book, and co-leading IEG's project consulting practice. Before joining the company, he worked for USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, and for its Agricultural Marketing Service. He also worked as an international longshoreman for the Pacific Maritime Association. Ken has bachelor's and master's degrees in agribusiness and agricultural economics from Washington State University.