Eddie has 25 years financial markets executive experience across multiple asset classes ranging from fixed income, currencies, and commodities, including carbon trading. Formerly the Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities at both ANZ Bank and Dresdner Kleinwort, the investment banking division of Allianz, and responsible for managing teams comprised of over 2000 staff, he has an exemplary track record in risk management, identifying value opportunities & building high performance teams. Eddie is also a former board director of Carbon Trading, a joint venture initiative of Dresdner and Gazprom, former committee member of Singapore Foreign Exchange Committee (SFEMC), and former member of the board of SIFMA (The Securities and Financial Markets Association) in London.
Marcelo has over 18 years financial markets experience across multiple asset classes. As a pioneer in the carbon markets, he has worked on some of the most innovative structured carbon transactions in the markets to date. Marcelo is also a subject matter expert and thought leader on applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in finance. An engineer by training, he has a Masters in Finance from London Business School and PhD in Mathematical Finance from Imperial College London.
Geoff is the former Global Head of ANZ Commodities, responsible for all product development, trading, sales and physical logistics. He is deeply experienced in managing the business of buying, selling, leasing and storing/transferring physical gold and other precious metals, as well as providing advisory and derivative trading services in precious & base metals, oil & gas, agriculture, coal & iron ore, power and carbon markets. Geoff is also the former Chairman and Non-Executive Director of ANZ ETFS Management (AUS) Ltd, a joint venture focused on creating and administering a portfolio of exchange traded funds [ETFs].
Bertrand has 15 years experience in financial markets, within major financial institutions in Europe and Asia, and as an independent portfolio manager. His expertise is anchored in a unique cross-section of quantitative finance and technology, for the fixed income, commodities, equities, and natural capital asset classes. He has a masters degree in Computer Science and a Certificate of Quantitative Finance (CQF).
Marcus has over 30 years legal, regulatory and corporate governance experience in the energy and commodities sector. He has held senior legal and regulatory positions at upstream oil and gas exploration and production companies, trading houses, investment banks and electricity generation companies. This includes being the former Head of Legal – Commodities for Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank. His recent experience includes electricity generation, energy and commodities trading, including carbon at one of the largest power generators in Europe. He is a qualified Barrister and registered foreign lawyer in Singapore.
Over 15 years corporate communications, marketing and advisory experience in the banking and finance sector across Asia Pacific. Former senior vice president, regional head of marketing and communications at State Street overseeing the brand, marketing and communications strategy and implementation across the region.
Andrew has enjoyed a diverse career in international commodities spanning more than 25 years, across four continents and in a variety of disciplines with both physical trading houses and financial institutions. An entrepreneur by nature, he is an acknowledged leader and business developer, creating sustainable value across agricultural, energy and mineral resource chains. He is a passionate advocate of leading positive evolution in commodity markets with transparency and accountability. He has won various industry awards (e.g. SGX Iron Ore Trader of the Year), appears regularly in the media, and is a sought-after public speaker and consultant. He devotes time as a director and mentor at WIMAR (Women in Mining and Resources) as an advocate of gender equality, inclusion and diversity in the sector. In 2017 he founded the consultancy Avatar Commodities, successfully designing and building commodity risk diagnostic tools, delivering significant positive change and value through commissions for a number of global multinational companies.
Domenic has 30 years of experience in the financial markets, across several institutions. He was most recently the Global Head of Commodities and Carbon at Rabobank based out of London. His global team spanned the range of commodity markets (agriculture, energy and metals), serving the bank’s global client base with both vanilla and more structured risk management solutions. He has been deeply involved in the various carbon markets since 2005, resulting in his joining the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets in 2020.
Anna has over 18 years experience in various professional firms in Australia, Hong Kong and Indonesia. This includes operation and marketing in the food industry, accounting in an IT and telecommunication company, taxation and auditing in an audit firm, and managing client relationships in the corporate services industry. She holds double bachelor degrees in Commerce, Majoring in Accounting and Applied Science. She is a qualified accountant and a member of the CPA, Australia. Anna is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Doris’ career spans more than 25 years in financial services across Chief Risk Officer and Chief Operating Officer roles in Frankfurt, Tokyo, Singapore and London. She currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of Credit Suisse International chairing the Board Risk Committee. She holds a NED position at ZOPA Ltd., a UK peer-to-peer lender and is a Trustee of the Climate Bond Initiative. Her most recent executive role was Group Chief Operating Officer of Standard Chartered Bank. During her career at Standard Chartered Bank she served as the Group Head of Market Risk and the Chief Operating Officer for Wholesale Banking before becoming a member of the bank’s executive management team as Group Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Standard Chartered she had global responsibility for Dresdner Kleinwort’s market risk function. Doris holds a German Diploma in Mathematics and Economics and Master Degree of Applied Mathematics from of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, where she studied under a Fulbright Scholarship. She is currently a Fellow of Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Program.
Mike is the Founder and President of Wildlife Works, a pioneering wildlife conservation company financed by the development and management of REDD+ programs. With over 20 years of experience working directly with developing country governments, private sector and local communities on implementing conservation projects, Mike has led Wildlife Works to become one of the world’s leaders in REDD+. In 2012, Mike founded Code Redd, a nonprofit whose mission is to support and scale the REDD+ mechanism. Under Mike’s leadership, Code Redd launched its consumer initiative, Stand for Trees to raise awareness about the impact of protecting forests and provide a platform to act. Before starting Wildlife Works, Mike co-founded and built one of the leading management consulting companies in the U.S., Axiom Management Consulting.
Cristina is a board director of DFAT Council on Australia-Latin America Relations, director of Beyond Zero Emissions and Multicultural NSW, Vice President of the Australia-Brazil Chamber of Commerce, and member of the Stakeholder Committee of Endeavour Energy. She chairs the Coalition for Conservation and is an active member of the Liberal Party as Vice President of NSW Women’s Council, and Secretary of the NSW Energy and Environment Policy Branch. She is also an entrepreneur, having founded SalDoce Fine Foods, an award-winning food company which manufactures allergen sensitive foods, and is a co-owner of the organic foods retail chain Naked Foods. Cristina is passionate about the environment, female empowerment, and diversity. She holds degrees from the University of London, the University of Sydney, and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.