2024 ReFED Food Waste Solutions Summit

June 11-13, 2024 | Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Convention Center

Nicholas Walker


Trade Cafe


Nicholas has been active in the international trade of food proteins for 3 decades. He has extensive experience in business development and trade in every continent of the globe and has financed and fulfilled billions of dollars of protein transactions between producers and processors of protein commodities.

He has witnessed first-hand the plethora of inefficiency that occupies the protein supply chain, all of it created by archaic means, and has spent the last decade improving efficiencies through digitalization of process.

Nicholas has advised governments and heads of state on trade issues related to market access for meat proteins.

Nicholas holds an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Western Ontario and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA.

TradeCafe: Established 2016. TradeCafeā„¢ Inc. is the only cloud-based global trading platform that conducts, finances, and fulfills trade transactions in the protein commodities space. It is an online marketplace where complex logistics processes are automated, centrally organized, and visible to all counterparties, increasing supply chain efficiencies leading to less protein loss and associated embedded environmental losses.


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