New Statkraft senior gas trader Richard Wilson joins the London desk from TrailStone. Over the past 15 years Richard has also traded gas for EDF, Statoil and RWE.
Promotion to Long Term Gas Negotiation Manager is announced for Stephanie Holubowsky at Eni. At the Italian group since 2005, Stephanie has spent the last four years managing their international business development, after handling gas supply negotiations in Russia and Algeria.
ExxonMobil in London has recruited Avinash Mahapatra from Shell to take on the role of Senior Gas Analyst -Trading. While at Shell, Avinash was a supply chain manager in lubricants and a trading optimiser in aviation fuels, before becoming a European gas trading analyst in 2015.
Team leaders at MFT Energy in Aarhus describe themselves as a bunch of energy traders who started their own company to build a European hub for short-term power trading from partnerships with skilled-trader individuals. As of April 2019 the company employed 21 trading partners, but the headcount has increased recently with Michael Lauritzen becoming Partner/Head - Gas Trading & Operations. Michael headed trading and operations for gas while at Danske Commodities until the end of 2018.
Milorad Doljanin steps up to CEO of Avenir LNG upon the retirement of Andrew Pickering, who had led the launch of the company in 2018. Acting as COO since joining in mid-2019, Milorad brings experience of working with PetroChina International in London (as Head of Origination and LNG), with Eon (as Head of LNG Origination), with Gazprom M&T (as the director responsible for development of its LNG business in the Asia-Pacific region) and with BP (involved in establishing its team for LNG trading operations and optimisation).
And finally, Commercial Manager - LNG Shipping based in Singapore is a job Stefan Beukeveld has held at Anadarko Petroleum and now holds at Total. His responsibilities for Total also include managing the group’s Mozambique LNG project. Stefan worked for previous employer BHP for over 11 years in various roles and was responsible for the chartering/procurement of ocean freight for its shipped commodities.