Informa Economics has added Roger Bernard as a policy analyst for agriculture and trade policies.

Bernard will be paired with Informa Senior Vice President Jim Wiesemeyer for a new, web-based product called Issue Monitor. Issue Monitor will provide customers with a mix of information on key areas relative to agriculture, trade, energy, economic and commodity policy. The service contains indexed information that will be updated throughout the day and will include perspectives from Informa's commodity analysts.

Bernard has 25 years of experience in the field and will begin his new position on April 25.