Archer Daniels Midland

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Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.5 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Archer Daniels Midland   (ADM)

    EU Transparency Register

    57554935989-06 First registered on 06 Jun 2011

    Goals / Remit

    Archer Daniels Midland Company is a large global operating agricultural processors. Serving as a vital link between farmers and consumers, we take crops and process them to make food ingredients, animal feed ingredients, renewable fuels and naturally derived alternatives to industrial chemicals.

    Because everything ADM does begins with agriculture, our partnership with the farming community is vital. Farmers are essential to the overall economy, and that's why we work to be essential to them - creating thousands of products from their crops, hundreds of markets for their crops.

    Founded in 1902 and incorporated in 1923, ADM is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and operates processing and manufacturing facilities across the United States and worldwide. Through our extensive global distribution facilities and capabilities, ADM makes a significant contribution to the world's economy and quality of life. In Europe ADM has a significant economic footprint, with operations in (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    * The Green Deal
    * Agricultural policy
    * Food and feed safety
    * Free Trade Agreements and other trade related issues
    * Sustainability issues
    * Renewable energy
    * Transport


    Head Office
    A ONE Business Center, Z.A. Vers la Pièce, 00Route de l'Etraz
    Rolle 1180
    EU Office
    Rond Point Schuman 6
    Brussel 1040


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 18 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr John Volleman 21 Feb 2017 03 Feb 2018
    Mr John Volleman 02 Feb 2016 29 Jan 2017
    Mr John Volleman 16 Sep 2014 12 Sep 2015

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    We participate in various industry associations including:

    FEDIOL’s mission is to represent the interests of the EU Oil and Proteinmeal Industry towards public and private organizations, notably European Institutions, but also international bodies and stakeholders such as suppliers, customers, civil society, with a view to ensure a favourable business environment.

    European Biodiesel Board
    EBB represents its members to the institutions of the European Union and other international organisations
    promotes scientific, technological, economic, legal and research activities. It alsocollects, analyses and disseminates information. EBB studies problems confronted by the biodiesel industry and suggests solutions at economic, political, legal, institutional and technical levels.

    American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham)
    AmCham EU speaks for American business committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth oriented business and investment climate in Europe. The organisation is committed to facilitating the resolution of transatlantic issues that impact business and plays a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters.

    Food Drink Europe
    Starch Europe

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    None declared

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    ADM is doing its advocacy mainly via its trade associations. Publications and events are mainly done by the relevant trade associations.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    9 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 12 Mar 2024 Location Brussels
      Subject Deforestation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      • Eglantine Cujo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Nov 2023 Location video-conference
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Nov 2023 Location video-call
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jul 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Facilitation of export of grains from Ukraine
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      • Janusz Wojciechowski (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Jul 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Sanctions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      • Darta Tentere (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Biodiesel imports / anti-dumping measures
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject bioenergy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject meeting on biodiesel
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      • Robert Schröder (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Biofuels
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
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