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Jeremy Weir

Jeremy Weir

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman Trafigura Group

<p>After a career spanning almost three decades in commodity and commodity derivative markets, Jeremy Weir was appointed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trafigura in April 2018.</p>
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Jose Larocca

Jose Maria Larocca

Executive Director and Co-Head of Oil Trading Trafigura Group

<p>Jose Maria Larocca was one of Trafigura's earliest employees, joining the company in London in 1994. One of his first roles was on the Oil Deals Desk before he moved on to a series of commercial roles including a naptha and gasoline trader.</p>
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Saad Rahim

Chief Economist Trafigura Group

<p>Saad is the Chief Economist for Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry. He is responsible for the company’s views on markets and macroeconomics, including the outlook for oil and metals markets, commodity prices, equity and credit markets, and political risk.</p>
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Christophe Salmon

Chief Financial Officer Trafigura Group

<p>After joining Trafigura as the Chief Financial Officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in 2012, Christophe Salmon became the Chief Financial Officer for the company in October 2015.</p>
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Rasmus Bach Nielsen

Global Head of Fuel Decarbonisation Trafigura Group

<p>Rasmus Bach Nielsen is the Global Head of Fuel Decarbonisation with the objective of reducing the Group’s shipping emissions footprint. Working closely with Trafigura’s Power and Renewables team, Rasmus also focuses on project origination around green fuels and their possible off-takes and furthermore serves as non-executive Director for TFG Marine.  </p> <p> </p>
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James Nicholson

James Nicholson

Global Head of Corporate Responsibility

<p class="x_MsoNormal">James is Global Head of Corporate Responsibility at Trafigura, having joined the company in 2010 to help establish a Corporate Affairs team.</p>
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Jonas Moberg

Former Head of Government Affairs Trafigura Group

<p>Jonas joined Trafigura in October 2018 as Head of Corporate Affairs for the Group and is then Head of Government Affairs. He left the company in May 2021.</p>
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Amin Zahir

Former Head of Metals and Minerals Trafigura Group

<p>Amin Zahir was appointed Head of Trafigura’s Metals and Minerals Trading in November 2015. <span>He joined Trafigura in January 1997 in operations with a focus on Eastern Europe in copper, lead and zinc concentrates and started trading the same regions and commodities two years later. </span></p>
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Socrates Economou

Socrates Economou

Head of Nickel and Cobalt Trading Trafigura Group

<p>Socrates Economou joined Trafigura’s metals and minerals division in 2007 after graduating, working in Africa and China before moving to Geneva. He was appointed Head of Nickel and Cobalt Trading in 2016, developing the trading books as demand for these metals has grown as a result of electrification and renewable energy technologies. </p>
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Hannah Hauman

Hannah Hauman

Global Head of Carbon Trading

<p>Hannah Hauman has been with the Trafigura Group since 2016 and has headed-up Trafigura’s Carbon Trading desk since its formation in April 2021.  Prior to her current position, Hannah has served as the Group's Head of European Crude Oil Trading and as Global Head of Bitumen Trading.</p>
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Malihah Shah

Malihah Shah

Portfolio Manager - Carbon Trading

<p>Malihah Shah is portfolio manager for Trafigura’s Carbon Trading desk. Malihah joined the Trafigura Group in 2018 in London, most recently helping to build out the strategy of Puma Energy’s energy transition strategy.</p>
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Kenneth Dam

Kenneth Dam

Global Head of Bunkering, TFG Marine

<p>Kenneth Dam joined Trafigura’s fuel oil team in 2017 and in May 2019 became Co-Head of its newly formed bunkering team. In 2020, Kenneth was appointed Global Head of Bunkering for TFG Marine, a joint venture created between Trafigura and ship owning companies Frontline and Golden Ocean to supply quality marine fuels to ship owners at global strategic bunkering hubs.</p>
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Guest authors

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Vincent Faber

Executive Director Trafigura Foundation

<p>Vincent Faber was called in 2008 by Trafigura to create the Trafigura Foundation, the company’s philanthropic institution. Today, he still spearheads the Foundation and takes care of its day-to-day management, from the definition of the operative strategy to the selection of programmes.</p>
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Celine Yvon

Céline Yvon

Deputy Director Trafigura Foundation

<p>Céline has a 20-year track record across the full spectrum of social change, venture philanthropy and international cooperation. As the Deputy Director of the Trafigura Foundation, she oversees a global portfolio of partnerships geared towards improving the living conditions of vulnerable communities in countries where the Trafigura Group is active.</p>
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Trafigura Author Auret Van Heerden

Auret van Heerden

Labour rights expert and founder of Equiception

<p>Auret van Heerden is a labour rights expert and founder and CEO of Equiception, a consultancy that specialises in sustainable supply chains, corporate social responsibility and workers’ rights.</p>
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Karoline Heitmann

Karoline Heitmann

Corporate Initiative Manager European Venture Philanthropy Association

<p>Karoline Heitmann is Corporate Initiative Manager at the European Venture Philanthropy Association’s (EVPA). Since she joined EVPA in 2018, Karoline has been working with a community of 70+ Corporate Social Investors (such as corporate foundations, impact funds, accelerators, social businesses). In her role she conducts research on the latest corporate social investing trends, such as strategic alignment and employee engagement, and develops practical tools and guidelines. Next to this, she organises events and workshops for Corporate Social Investors across Europe and supports the organisation of the C Summit, Europe’s first corporate philanthropy and social investing summit.</p>
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Vanessa Hans

Private Sector Specialist, Basel Institute on Governance

<p>Vanessa Hans is a Private Sector Specialist with the Basel Institute on Governance, an independent not-for-profit organisation working around the world to strengthen governance and counter corruption and other financial crimes.</p>
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Dr. Tristan Smith

Associate Professor at UCL Energy Institute, London and Director at UMAS maritime consultancy

<p>Dr. Tristan Smith is an Associate Professor at UCL Energy Institute, Director of UMAS maritime consultancy as well as Director of the Research Council UK funded project Shipping in Changing Climates, a multi-university and industry research project and leads the modelling work on supply and demand interaction and evolution.</p>
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Professor Michael Posner

Professor Michael Posner

Director of the Centre for Business and Human Rights at the New York Stern School of Busines

<p>Michael Posner is the Director of the Center for Business and Human Rights at NYU Stern School of Business – the first human rights center at any business school in the world – and the Jerome Kohlberg Professor of Ethics and Finance.</p>
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Professor Dorothee Baumann-Pauly

Professor Dorothée Baumann-Pauly

Director of the Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights at the University of Geneva, Geneva School of Economics and Management

<p>Prof. Dorothée Baumann-Pauly is Professor at Geneva University's School of Economics and Management. She directs the Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights, the first human rights center at a business school in Europe. Since 2013, she is also Research Director at NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights.</p>
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