Technology, be it IoT, blockchain based platforms, AI or automation, will be a key driver of structural change in the commodities sector, changing how decisions are made, transactions are registered and financed, and even the talent the sector needs.
Edouard Neviaski has been CEO of the Global Energy Management business unit at ENGIE since 2015, and in that time has been pushing through a major programme of change. Now grappling with the impact of Covid-19 on the operating model, here he tells Damian Stewart, Managing Partner EMEA and Asia at Human Capital, about how the company has transformed.
In January 2018, HC Insider published a white paper by Etienne Amic, veteran energy trader and founding partner of CommodiTech Ventures, on the emergence of Commodities 2.0. Almost three years later, we find out from Amic what the current situation looks like as Covid-19 escalates the adoption of technology in the commodities industry.
HC Insider speaks to Melissa Lindsay, Founder of UK tech start-up Emsurge, an online platform designed to streamline the pre-to-post trade processes involved in LNG trading. Find out how Emsurge is helping to overcome the challenges faced by LNG traders and how the technological advancements in the LNG market is affecting talent demand.
Jenita Riat, EMEA Gas, Power and Energy Transition Lead at HC, finds out how tech-driven energy trading company Danske Commodities is adopting technology across its value chain, from the use of machine learning and algorithms on the trading floors, to the automation of post-trade processes using robotics.
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