International Business House

International Business House is the trusted global provider of business intelligence through conferences and training to the world’s leading OIL & GAS businesses.






COURSE: Trading and Shipping Working Together

29 April - 3 May, 2019 Amsterdam/Rotterdam, the Netherlands




Lecturer traded oil and energy in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia during a career that spanned eighteen years. He has worked for an oil major, a top trading company, and investment banks. He has extensive experience in supply and trading for refining systems as well as the challenges of running proprietary physical trading books in Europe, Africa, and Asia.

His experience was rounded out with several years of trading derivatives for investment banks in the Asia-Pacific region. Since leaving trading in 2008  has taught finance and trading at top French business schools, presented corporate training in commodities and energy in France and abroad, and consulted with top European companies on trading and contract arbitration. He is bilingual in French and English and resides in the South of France.


He provides maritime and commodities commercial claims consultancy and bespoke corporate training worldwide. He has been arbitrating on maritime disputes since 1994 and In 2002 he co-founded and is the principal lecturer of Maritime Education & Training Ltd (c/o King's College, part of the University of London) for international students who take the annual examinations of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, for which he has lectured on several subjects since 1984.He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Visiting Professor at the IMO's World Maritime University in Malmo and at Shanghai Maritime University.



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