Tom is CIO & CEO and co-founder of the Trade Flow Funds and FinTech business. He has over 30 years of commercial expertise in the Commodity & Energy industry and is the business and system architect for this unique and innovative Digitised Trade Finance solution for bulk physical commodity transactions. He is widely recognised as a leading practitioner in the global natural resources market with commercial exposure gained through broad ranging senior regulated roles in financial institutions (including Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, Credit Agricole and Credit Lyonnais) and various trading firms including BHP Billiton. These roles have enabled him to gain a holistic industry perspective, covering a full range of functional areas including trade finance, project finance, investment banking, supply chain/operations, derivatives, physical markets, and fund management. During his career he has operated in many countries in Africa, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific. He has authored over nine books in the energy & commodity trading and risk management field and served as Chair Professor and Adjunct Professor at various universities around the world and is a former member of the United Nations FAO Commodity Risk Management Advisory Group, and a former Senior Energy Advisor to the United States Department of Defense (TFBSO).
John Collis is a co-founder of the Trade Flow Funds and FinTech solution and holds the position of Chief Legal Officer (CLO) and Head of Compliance. As well overseeing the development of the Fund’s critical legal infrastructure and working with leading Counsel on its enforceability, John has overseen the classification of the specialist intellectual property developed and acquired by TradeFlow and its licensing; and has worked with insurance underwriters and external lawyers on the legal aspects of the Fund’s risk matrix and specifically with reference to bulk commodity transactions and their exposure to multiple jurisdictions. John is a commercial lawyer with expertise in regulatory, compliance, structuring, and transactional matters. John operated his own law firm from 2003, specialising in international commercial work. John has written and lectured about the rule of law, Eurasia Economic Union, CSTO, and International Commercial Enforcement. Before becoming a lawyer, John worked for Ernst & Young, he was educated at Oxford University and is chairman of Hertford College RFC.
A Member of Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)
A Corporate Member of the Singapore FinTech Association
FinTech Certified by the SFA
TradeFlow Capital Management
Investment Advisor to the USD & EURO TRADE FLOW FUNDS
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