Deanna Reitman has over 20 years of experience working in commodity markets and more than 8 years of senior management experience. Her background encompasses legal, regulatory and business experience in commodities, with a particular focus on energy. Here, she shares what energy commodity trading companies can do to lessen the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
We will get through this, but now more than ever, organisations need leadership. While there is no silver bullet or magic wand, there are three key areas leaders need to focus on in the weeks and months ahead. Here, Mark Senn, previous Chief Operating Officer of PBF (now Valero Peru) shares his take on leadership during these uncharted time.
Founded in 2016 by four co-founders who share a vision of a digital future in commodity trading, TradeCloud launched its first platform for metals trading in October 2017 and has exciting plans for the coming year. TradeCloud believes the future of commodity trading is online and mobile. It has launched this week its energy platform and go live with its new blockchain offering in the summer.
Walfredo Linhares is Chief Executive of Bioenergy, a subsidiary of Colombia’s national oil company Ecopetrol focused on the production of ethanol as an additive for gasoline and power co-generation. Walfredo led that JV’s facility in São Paulo, home to the largest aerobic fermentation vessels in the world, before joining Bioenergy in 2017.
Martin Fraenkel spent 30 years working in the commodities markets before joining S&P Global Platts in 2015. His long career as a customer of the commodities and energy information and benchmark prices provider means he is ideally placed to understand client needs, he tells Damian Stewart, Managing Partner EMEA & Asia at Human Capital
Torbjörn Törnqvist has spent more than 30 years in the oil and gas industry and co-founded Gunvor Group in 2000, building it into one of the world’s largest trading houses by turnover. A Swedish citizen, he is also a keen sailor and owner of Artemis Racing, which represented Sweden in the 34th and 35th editions of the America’s Cup.
SYSTEMIQ was established to drive the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Irena Spazzapan joined SYSTEMIQ two years ago after a 13-year career in commodities at Goldman Sachs. Here, she talks to Jenita Riat, Director of EMEA Power, Gas & Energy Transition at Human Capital, about the evolution of SYSTEMIQ, her role, and the importance of commodities skillsets to energy transition.
Jose Arosa is President and CEO of AES Mexico and has more than 15 years’ experience working in the power markets of Latin America and the Middle East. Here, Jose talks to Andrew Watson, Head of Latin America at Human Capital, about the power landscape in Mexico and across the region.
Sanjeev Gupta leads the fast-growing GFG Alliance, a worldwide industrial group headquartered in London. Damian Stewart, Managing Partner EMEA & Asia at Human Capital, sat down with him in London to discuss what lies ahead.
Raphael Barreau is a member of the Executive Committee of ENGIE Brazil, recently promoted to Chief Business Development Officer and Head of Innovation and Strategy. A Belgian who has worked in the energy sector across Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, he has been involved in a range of energy, infrastructure, gas and water development projects around the world throughout his career.
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