Neil has 20 years experience of executive leadership in data and research focused businesses. After starting his career at McKinsey & Company, he co-founded his own technology research business, Fletcher Research, which he sold to Forrester Research in 1999, where he had executive roles both in the UK and US. Neil then moved into energy data and was CEO of Argus Media until 2017 and most recently was CEO of FE, a provider of investment data to the wealth management industries.
Jorge worked for most of his career at Platts developing indexes such as Dated Brent, Dubai, Singapore Gasoil, and many other products including LNG (JKM) and indexes for iron ore. He also developed methodologies and set up e-Window, a trading platform for physical commodities and financial derivatives. He also worked for the oil industry, first for the Venezuelan national company and most recently for ENI, Italy's major oil and gas producer.
Philip started his career at BP, working across their downstream businesses, predominantly in refining and trading. Post-BP, he spent 7 years working for Deloitte in their energy consulting business -- working in Europe, the Americas, and Asia. Since 2010, he has specialised in energy information, initially with Energy Intelligence and subsequently with Argus Media where he was the Senior Vice President & global lead for LPG.
Daniel has a 20-year career in a variety of product and corporate leadership roles in information and data businesses. Daniel started out at Forrester Research consulting on technology trends and launching a new service to the European market. Daniel joined Argus Media in 2010, holding a variety of technology and product leadership positions. Most recently, Daniel led corporate development and focussed expansion into new sectors and services.
Jonathan is a respected expert in commodities regulation with extensive experience gained in key industry roles. A corporate lawyer originally, Jonathan went on to roles at the then Financial Services Authority including supervising the ICE Futures Europe exchange before focusing on policy as the first Technical Specialist – Commodities. His work included being the instigator of IOSCO’s Principles for Oil Price Reporting Agencies and co-chairing the task force. Jonathan’s next role was for BP Supply & Trading, managing its engagement with the FCA and its EU financial regulatory affairs. Jonathan was Chair of the Commodity Markets Council Europe trade association overseeing significant growth in its membership and it achieving an influential voice with policymakers & regulators.
Saket started his career as an upstream analyst with risk consultancy Business Monitor International. He joined GX from oil tanker operator Navig8 Group, where he was a Senior Research Analyst, examining supply-demand fundamentals and market trends. Prior to Navig8, he led the European oil products team at Argus, with primary responsibility for the Eurobob gasoline benchmark. He has an M.Sc. in Energy, Trade, and Finance from City University’s Cass Business School.
David has 10 years of experience as a commodity market specialist, working in price reporting and journalism. He spent the bulk of his career at S&P Global Platts, where he held a range of oil and agriculture market analyst roles, as well as leading the Europe & Africa clean refined oil products team between 2016 and 2019. He later joined Argus Media as an associate editor in its marine fuels team. He has a BA Hons Degree in History from Durham University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from Cardiff University.
Ginny has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist, including roles as crime reporter, chief reporter, BBC radio reporter and editor. She freelanced for several years on national publications and lectured in journalism and media law for News Associates. After managing the editorial team for business information provider Global Data she specialised in energy, joining the LPG desk at Argus Media in 2011 and heading up the team before moving to General Index 2021.
James has a consulting background, with nearly 20 years experience supporting major energy and commodities sector organisations. He began his career with Logica, working to implement CTRM systems and processes. From 2010, James worked in the wholesale markets and trading practice at Baringa Partners where he specialised in market data management and data governance.
Adam has more than 25 years of experience in the energy and commodity markets across business development, senior leadership, and commercial consulting roles. After leading the sales, marketing, and customer support teams at S&P Global Platts during the formative years of the MOC, Adam joined Genscape as Sales and Marketing Director at the start of their European expansion -- overseeing fast growth into the European power markets and the expansion of Genscape’s oil storage and refinery data services before company’s subsequent acquisition by DMGT (and most recently Wood MacKenzie).
Victoria has built her commercial and legal experience within the information and finance industry including Lexis Nexis (MLex) and Hiscox. At General Index, she has worked on developing the commercial and operational strategy as a new market entrant and now focuses on customer development for GX globally. Within commodities her background includes working on global regulatory issues and compliance at Argus Media, focussing on the EU’s benchmark regulation and application to business operations. Prior to that, she worked in corporate law at UK-US firm Mishcon de Reya.
Ty has almost 20 years working in financial and commodity markets. He started at Merrill Lynch on their graduate program before moving onto ITG (now part of Virtu Financial). In 2011 he joined Trayport and progressed to managing a global team of 40+ responsible for all aspects of the commercial and technical relationship with Trayport’s 350+ Trader clients and 20+ third-party partners, with the core objective of delivering over half of Trayport’s overall revenue. He has a BSc Hons Degree in E-commerce & Digital Business from the University of Nottingham.
Georgina started her EA career supporting both Director and Chairman at Saracen Ventures - private equity and venture capital firm specialising in the Oil and Gas sector. The role focused on crude oil, aviation, shipping, real estate, and the commodities market. Georgina joined General Index after a supporting role at CCI, a major commodities trader and following this held a c-suite reporting role at Sunseeker London in Mayfair, a leader in the high-end maritime industry. Georgina also works as the social media face at General Index, with a background in marketing and design.
Eesha has 10 years of experience in various aspects of commodity markets. Prior to General Index, she led pricing for the Dubai benchmark and the full suite of Middle East/Asia crudes at S&P Global Platts. Her core expertise lies in understanding the nuances of East of Suez crude pricing and Asian trading dynamics. She also has specialist experience in enterprise risk consulting and pricing uncharted markets, having previously consulted oil majors on renewable energy and illiquid commodities.
Zermaine has 19 years of experience in the areas of executive, sales support, and client servicing across the financial services, commodities, and consumer-oriented industries. She started her career in Deutsche Bank as an Executive Assistant and moved on to the credit rating agencies Moody’s and Fitch and price reporting agency S&P Global Platts as a Sales Support and Client Service Manager. Prior to joining General Index, she was with the beverage company Lion Nathan National Foods.
Mike has over 20 years of commercial experience with companies such as Forrester Research, IHS, and Solomon Associates. In 2011 he joined Argus Media where over a nine-year span he focused on commodity markets and energy analysis working with downstream, upstream, midstream, and trading organizations. Starting in 2019 Mike was named commercial lead for Argus’ global crude practice, helping to design solutions and tools for the US-based and global market participants.