We recently celebrated five years since the Singapore Exchange launched the inaugural Singapore power futures contract. To commemorate this milestone, Human Capital’s APAC Energy team Douglas Ferguson and Amelia May spoke with David Maher, CEO of Jade Energy, for an exclusive interview.
Frédéric H. Barnaud joined Singapore-based natural gas & LNG player Pavilion Energy two and half years ago, with a remit to expand the business and position it as a leader on the world stage. He has hit the ground running – here he talks to Damian Stewart, Managing Partner at Human Capital, about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Earl began his career with Mobil Oil Corporation in a variety of positions in the US, Africa and Latin America, covering financial trading, logistics and sales positions. Here, he talks about the recent unprecedented trading conditions, with a personal reflection to close.
Laurie Fitzmaurice has nearly 30 years’ experience in business development, focusing on the renewable energy sector across the United States, Chile, Brazil and Mexico.
A Hamburg-based family business that covers international oil trading, tank storage logistics and aviation fuelling, Marquard & Bahls is entering a new phase of growth thanks to a robust balance sheet and newly embedded leadership team. CEO Mark Garrett, who joined two years ago from chemicals giant Borealis, tells Damian Stewart, Managing Partner at Human Capital, about his plans for the business.
Frederico Humberg is the CEO of Agribrasil, a São Paulo-based grain origination and export company with a focus on soybeans and corn sourced from Brazilian farmers for sale worldwide. During his 30-year career in Latin America, Humberg held senior positions at Glencore and Bunge before becoming an entrepreneur and investing in 22 grain export-related companies, including Terlogs, a port terminal in southern Brazil.
In this series on emerging markets, Human Capital’s APAC leaders Douglas Ferguson and Amelia May shine a spotlight on success stories around the world, starting with a rising star in Africa.
Tim Mendelssohn gave up his career as an LNG trader at Koch Supply & Trading last year to build Spark Commodities, a joint venture between Kpler and EEX. As a Singapore-based technology start up focused on providing LNG price transparency, the company had its first OTC trade completed within the first 6 months and has already attracted over 400 users from over 100 companies. Douglas Ferguson and Amelia May from Human Capital’s APAC energy team caught up with Tim to get the lowdown.
Helle Østergaard Kristiansen was appointed as Danske Commodities’ new CEO, succeeding the company’s high-profile founder and becoming the world’s first female CEO in the energy trading sector. A year on, after a planned trip to Aarhas was postponed due to Coronavirus, she talks via videoconference to Damian Stewart, Managing Partner at Human Capital.
Julie Arnold began her career in the energy industry as a UK power trader when the market was deregulating in the late Nineties. She was Head of Power Trading for Asia Pacific at RWE until last year, when she became an independent consultant helping clients develop cross-border trading strategies, with a particular interest in Japan. Here, she talks to Jenita Riat, Director of EMEA Power, Gas and Energy Transition at Human Capital.
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