Will McNair

Director - Human Protein & Oil

Will McNair currently serves as the Director of Human Nutrition and Oil. Prior to that, he fostered ties between USSEC and its members as Stakeholder Relations Manager. McNair previously worked as a researcher at the University of Tennessee, focusing on conservation agriculture and oilseed markets, before working with the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) as an analyst concentrating on agricultural conditions, economic trends, government policies, and commercial practices of the Argentine cotton industry. He also worked as a translator for the Brazilian sugar cane industry and is fluent in four languages. McNair holds a bachelor’s degree in international economics and a master’s degree in agricultural economics, both from the University of Tennessee. He grew up in Texas and Virginia, and his interest in agriculture and the world markets began while spending time at his family’s cotton, sorghum, and cattle farm in Texas.

Digestible Protein

Study Substantiates Soy Protein Helps to Combat Severe Acute Malnutrition in Children

Will McNairJul 8, 2019

Globally, approximately 20 million children suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM). While SAM is a cause of death in children in all parts of the…


Chinese Customers Hear about U.S. Soy Advantage at China Food Bean Exhibition

Will McNairJul 1, 2019

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) works with customers in multiple global markets to present the advantages of U.S. food beans to soyfood processors and…

High oleic

Next-Generation Soybean Oil for International End Users

Will McNairFeb 21, 2019

U.S. Soy offers high oleic soybean oil for food manufacturers and chefs When it comes to soybean oil, you might be surprised to hear that…