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Management team

Tomas Novotny
Tomas Novotny

Chairman BoD

EPH Long timer with decades of experience in coal sourcing and business development. Tomas holds board positions in several EPH Group companies dedicated to sourcing, trading and logistic services.

Matt Brock
Matt Brock

CEO / BoD

With 25+ years of experience globally across freight, dry bulk commodities, energy and biomass, Matt is a specialist in dry bulk freight chartering and shipping business, export sales, portfolio & risk management, business development, running commodities trading books, financial derivatives trading and physical commodities books. Ex Pine, Noble, Gunvor, Vitol, Nidera.

Andy Bingham
Andy Bingham

Head of Asia / BoD

Andy brings decades of trading experience from Cargill, Noble, Trafigura, among others. He joined EPRAG from its inception in 2018 as BoD member responsible for Asia.

James O`Brien
James O`Brien

Head of LNG

James brings extensive commercial and operational experience from the LNG, Shipping and Gas industries, having worked at AOT Energy, Axpo, Gibsons, Mitsui OSK Lines, Ap Moller Maersk over the last 17 years.

Juraj Vajda
Juraj Vajda

CFO

Juraj brings 20+ years of international experience with main responsibilities in areas of financing, treasury, tax, coordination with EPH Group companies and process improvement. Prior to joining EP Resources AG, Juraj held CFO positions in energy companies and online to offline companies in Brazil and Chile. Previously, Juraj spent 15 years at PWC, where he held various positions in Slovakia, Spain and Brazil. Juraj holds a master’s degree from ESADE and is a Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant (FCCA).

Alex Newman
Alex Newman

VP Trading

Alex trades coal and carbon credits markets for 10 years, adding to further 10 years of experience as commodity derivatives broker. Ex Icap and Noble, Alex joined EPRAG in 2020.

Alex Sass
Alex Sass

VP Freight

Before joining EPRAG in 2019, Alex spent 15 years in Bunge at senior freight management and trader positions.

Dane Alexander
Dane Alexander

Head of Structured Products

Extensive global experience across all commodities finance disciplines including corporate and trade finance, M&A and project finance, having also built several businesses within past organizations. Dane joins us from Macquarie Bank, ex Engelhart CTP (BTG Pactual Commodities), ING Bank, and Standard Bank.

Stefan Zadler
Stefan Zadler

Head of Special Ores

Before joining EPRAG in 2020, Stefan was leading trading teams in Thyssenkrupp, Alfred C. Toepfer International, AMCI Carbon, and Rag Trading, bringing extended negotiation experience in wide range of products and markets.

Brendan Schilling
Brendan Schilling

Head of Australia

17+ years experience, delivering >40 million tonnes of product to the global market to date. Proficient in marketing and trading of steelmaking/thermal coals and other dry bulks, focusing on customer relationship management and technical marketing. Has extensive BD/M&A experience. Ex AMCI, Stanmore, Noble Group.

Paul Deelstra
Paul Deelstra

Head of Trade Finance

With 30+ years of experience in trade finance acquired in Nidera and Cofco, Paul is both hands on and sophisticated in designing trade finance possibilities, leveraging on the EPH Group reach and capabilities.