Who We Are
Katy Wyatt serves as the global strategies coordinator for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the global use of U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including ethanol and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS). In this capacity, Wyatt provides technical and administrative support to global strategies staff.
Prior to the Council, Wyatt worked for at the Mastercard Foundation in Toronto, Canada, as an intern for the Foundation’s Youth Livelihoods Program. In this capacity, she provided technical, administrative and logistical support to the Youth Livelihoods team. Wyatt also served as a business development officer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), a Canadian non-governmental organization focused on creating business solutions to poverty. At MEDA, Wyatt supported her team to integrate smallholder rice farmers and textile artisans into higher value markets through increasing market linkages and enhanced productivity.
Wyatt holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and international development and a master’s degree in development economics, both from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada.
The U.S. Grains Council works from 10 international offices and a headquarters in Washington, D.C., to manage programs in more than 50 countries supporting its mission of developing markets, enabling trade and improving lives. Support for the Council comes from its producer and agribusiness members and the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the U.S. farm bill.