Ken has specialized in the paper packaging markets for Fastmarkets RISI since 1983. He provides detailed monthly and quarterly analysis and forecasts of the North American paper packaging markets as well as single- and multi-client studies. He developed Fastmarkets RISI’s international containerboard and other packaging paper and board models for Latin America, Africa, Oceania and the Middle East. He also developed the Fastmarkets RISI end-use market analysis for the Paperboard Packaging Council’s Trends Report on the US folding carton industry. Ken also manages Fastmarkets RISI’s global packaging economic team, and directs the incorporation of the forecasts from North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America into Fastmarkets RISI’s global reports.
Ken holds a Master of Science degree in Forest Economics from Virginia Tech and his Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry from LSU.