about-team-header-icon Team

We are a multi-disciplinary team with countless years of experience within the commodities universe

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    Nabil Marc Abdul-Massih

    CEO, Co-CIO
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    Nabil Marc Abdul-Massih

    CEO, Co-CIO

    Nabil has over 25 years of experience managing commodity investments as a trader, collateral manager and portfolio manager. He joined INOKS in 2006 to seed and launch the Ancile Fund. He is CEO, principal of INOKS and a member of the Board.

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    Nicolas Malky

    COO, Co-CIO
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    Nicolas Malky

    COO, Co-CIO

    Nicolas has over 25 years of experience with commodities and trade. He has held senior positions at Cotecna, BNP and BCP, structuring and monitoring trade finance credit lines for exports all over the world. He supervises operations and structuring as COO of the company.

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    Ivan Agabekov

    CFO, Co-CIO
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    Ivan Agabekov

    CFO, Co-CIO

    Ivan has been with INOKS for more than 10 years. As CFO and member of the board, he oversees both the company’s investments and its finances. Since 2009, he has helped modernize and institutionalize the company. He holds a LLM, EMBA and several finance certificates.

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    Ludovic Brûlé

    Head of Corporate Functions
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    Ludovic Brûlé

    Head of Corporate Functions

    Ludovic has over 20 years of accounting and finance experience within several international companies, starting his career at E&Y before progressing within industries ranging from services to asset management, family offices and more recently communications. He is a Swiss Certified Specialist for Finance and Accounting with HR expertise.

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    Ursula Nitschke

    Head of Marketing and Investor Relations
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    Ursula Nitschke

    Head of Marketing and Investor Relations

    Ursula has over 15 years of experience advising and distribution of alternative investments to investors globally. Before joining us, she built up the Hedge Fund Advisory solution at UBS Wealth Management. As Global Head of Marketing and Investor Relations she oversees the investor relations function at INOKS. Ursula holds a degree from Dublin City University and ESB Business School. She is a CFA charterholder and published a book on Alternative Investments

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    Senior Investor Relations Manager
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    Senior Investor Relations Manager

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    Armand Ballou

    West Africa Investees
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    Armand Ballou

    West Africa Investees

    A Certified Public Accountant since 2002, Armand began his career at PwC Dallas before returning to the Ivory Coast to serve as CFO of a state-owned cocoa and coffee trading company. Today, he represents INOKS across West Africa and is based in Abidjan.

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    Andreas Rüsch

    Southern Africa Investees
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    Andreas Rüsch

    Southern Africa Investees

    Building on his significant banking and collateral management experience, since 2004 Andreas is an independent consultant for agriculture and trade. He has inspected over 900 warehouses across 25 developing countries (of which 22 African countries) covering 40+ commodities.

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    Peter Thomson

    Ukraine & CIS Investees
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    Peter Thomson

    Ukraine & CIS Investees

    Peter has 27 years’ experience in Ukrainian agriculture. He was COO of Ukrainian Agricultural Investments from 2006 to 2017, building and leading the operations of a 220,000ha arable farming holding of 60 farms and 5 elevators. Prior to UAI, Peter led AGCO Corporation’s Russian and Ukrainian operations. He leads INOKS’s business development in Ukraine and CIS countries.

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    Isabella Craft

    Senior ESG Analyst
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    Isabella Craft

    Senior ESG Analyst

    Isabella’s professional background is in international trade and development, with a specific interest in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Latin America. Her most recent position was at the World Bank in Moscow, where she focused on projects to improve agricultural exports and SME competitiveness. Isabella holds an undergraduate degree in Russian and Spanish from the University of Bristol (UK) and MSc in Impact Investment from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). In 2019, she was selected to participate in the Alfa Fellowship Program, a professional development scholarship for emerging leaders with expertise on Russia and CIS.

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    Anne-Lyse Dindji

    Origination Analyst
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    Anne-Lyse Dindji

    Origination Analyst

    Anne-Lyse is an agronomist with a Master degree in management of technological innovation. She is experienced in leading sustainability projects for natural raw material chains in the cosmetics and food industries. She also has experience in the agricultural sector in Ivory Coast. At INOKS, she focuses on origination and ESG analysis.

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    Anselme Affoumou

    Origination Analyst
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    Anselme Affoumou

    Origination Analyst

    Anselme has over 6 years of experience in cocoa and agricultural sector with a Master degree in Supply chain and procurement management and recently a certificate in Strategy. He started his career with Nestle Central & West Africa leading Procurement projects before joining a cocoa export trading company in Ivory Coast driving sustainable projects and managing relationship with cooperatives and traders.

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    Sergio Sanchez Toledo

    Senior Impact Analyst
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    Sergio Sanchez Toledo

    Senior Impact Analyst

    Sergio holds a bachelor’s in business management and administration and a Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA).
    He was previously working at Big Issue Invest as an Investment Director for Impact Investing where he was managing a portfolio of USD 10M.

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    Rinata de Ravel d'Escaplon

    Deputy Operations Manager
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    Rinata de Ravel d'Escaplon

    Deputy Operations Manager

    Rinata has 15 years of experience in Raw material trading. She had been involved in every stage of the trading operations from contract drafting till customers claims resolution. Throughout her career she has lead teams and built relationships with the customers and different service providers worldwide.

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    Nathalie Coste

    Senior Reporting Manager
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    Nathalie Coste

    Senior Reporting Manager

    Nathalie is a finance and accounting specialist with over 15 years of experience in a global commodity trading environment. Throughout her career she has lead teams and built relationships with service providers on several strategic growth projects. Her focus at INOKS is to streamline reporting and bolster internal controls, in a relentless drive for greater transparency and reliability.

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    Nikolaos Spantopanagos

    Security & Collateral Manager
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    Nikolaos Spantopanagos

    Security & Collateral Manager

    Nikos has 9 years of experience in logistics & shipping related to commodity trading companies. He holds a BA of Agricultural and Food enterprises and through his career he managed the shipment coordination from different origins, freight negotiations & relationship with shipping lines, EU deliveries and intra-European movements.

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    David Cosandey

    Chief Risk Officer
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    David Cosandey

    Chief Risk Officer

    David has been working in market risk, credit risk and operational risk at different banks in Geneva and Zurich since 1997. Before joining INOKS, he was Chief Risk Officer at fund manager Procimmo SA in Lausanne. At INOKS, David heads the Risk Department since January 2019. He has completed a PhD in Theoretical Physics at University of Berne, Switzerland.

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    Deeksha Behl

    Senior Risk Modelling Manager
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    Deeksha Behl

    Senior Risk Modelling Manager

    Having previously worked with DMCC (UAE) and Noble Resources (CH), Deeksha has over 16 years of work experience in the Commodity sector, with particular focus on Commodity research and valuation, Global S&D analysis (Softs), as well as Financial and Risk modelling for emerging markets. At INOKS Capital she has been instrumental to build Financial Risk Modelling (IFRS-9 and M2M collateral valuation), Investment Portfolio Mapping and Financial Due Diligence. Deeksha holds a Master of International Business and is a CMA.

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    Alina Yasynenko

    Compliance Manager
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    Alina Yasynenko

    Compliance Manager

    Alina has over 20 years of experience in Compliance and Corporate Finance in Swiss financial industry. Before joining us, she worked in a trading company (soft commodities) in Paris/Geneva and in BNP Paribas (Switzerland) where she held positions as Account Officer in Trade Finance (Oil and Metals) and Middle Office (Agency Desk) in Structured Debt, before specializing in Compliance (Corporate Investment Banking and Wealth Management clients) for the last 8 years. Alina has been Compliance Manager with INOKS for 2 years and she holds a Master’s degree in International Trade (France) and the CAS Compliance in Financial Services (Switzerland).

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    Irene Gaetani

    Senior Legal Manager
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    Irene Gaetani

    Senior Legal Manager

    Irene previously worked at BNP Paribas (CH) as a legal counsel for almost 10 years, advising inter alia on corporate investment banking (trade finance, structured debt, corporate banking). She also worked at Pictet Group as Senior Legal Counsel and Solaris Commodities as the Head of Legal & Compliance. She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Business Law from Geneva University.

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    Alexandre Fenu

    Senior IT & Business Solutions Manager
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    Alexandre Fenu

    Senior IT & Business Solutions Manager

    Alex has over 20 years of software development and business analysis expertise across several environments ranging from start-ups to corporate and financial sectors. As an IT specialist his drive is to create and deploy technologies whose quality and flexibility enable teams to thrive in their day-to-day activities.

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    Eléonore Stryszczuk

    Senior Accountant
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    Eléonore Stryszczuk

    Senior Accountant

    Eléonore holds a master’s degree in Corporate Finance from ICN Business School in France and from the Financial University (CUNEF) in Madrid. She started her career 2 years ago by working in startup specialized in Art as an Administrative and Financial assistant based in Switzerland and in the United-Kingdom.

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    Salim Mouttaki

    IT Apprentice
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    Salim Mouttaki

    IT Apprentice

    Salim is an apprentice developer with 2 years’ experience in computer development at INOKS. He is passionate about computer science; always eager to learn and improve his programming skills. Outside of work, he enjoys exploring the latest technologies and is active in the developer community. Salim is determined to succeed in his field and contribute to the company and the community in a positive way.

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    Luca Rosales

    Software Developer
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    Luca Rosales

    Software Developer

    Luca graduated from a Computer Science Engineering school (Ensimag) and has a double degree in Quantitative Finance and Computer Science. His previous experience was a 6-month internship as Software Engineer at Société Générale.

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    Eric Castel

    Senior Software Developer
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    Eric Castel

    Senior Software Developer

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    Hani Othman Baothman

    Chairman
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    Hani Othman Baothman

    Chairman

    Hani is CEO of Al Murjan International Holding an investment company incorporated in Jersey. He is a British Chevening Scholarship holder for his MBA at the Imperial College London and has since acquired extensive experience within prominent multinational institutions across the UAE.

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    Olivier Nicod

    Vice Chairman
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    Olivier Nicod

    Vice Chairman

    A partner at Walder Wyss in Lausanne, Olivier specializes in banking and securities law, banking relations, business and corporate law, merger and acquisitions, bankruptcy and collection, and contract law. He is a member of the Vaud and New York bars.

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    Philippe Perles

    Member
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    Philippe Perles

    Member

    Philippe has more than 30 years of experience in Private Banking, Business Consulting, Asset Management and Commodity Trading industries. He is co-founder and current CEO (Geneva & London) of NOVEO Conseil a specialized consultancy active in the field of international finance. Philippe acts as independent board member for several financial institutions including Edmond de Rothschild Holding SA.

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    Muhammed Currim Oozeer

    Member
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    Muhammed Currim Oozeer

    Member

    Currim has been active with Islamic Finance for over 15 years and today is CEO of Sidra Capital. He holds a PhD and Master's Degree in International Securities, Investment & Banking from the University of Reading and is a CFA charterholder.

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    Nabil Marc Abdul-Massih

    Member
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    Nabil Marc Abdul-Massih

    Member

    Nabil has over 25 years of experience managing commodity investments as a trader, collateral manager and portfolio manager. He joined INOKS in 2006 to seed and launch the Ancile Fund. He is CEO, principal of INOKS and a member of the Board.

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    Ivan Agabekov

    Member
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    Ivan Agabekov

    Member

    Ivan has been with INOKS for more than 10 years. As CFO and member of the board, he oversees both the company’s investments and its finances. Since 2009, he has helped modernize and institutionalize the company. He holds a LLM, EMBA and several finance certificates.