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
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    Nabil Marc Abdul-Massih

    CEO

    Nabil has over 20 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 and principal of INOKS and a member of the Board.

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    Nicolas Malky

    COO
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    Nicolas Malky

    COO

    Nicolas has over 20 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
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    Ivan Agabekov

    CFO

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

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    Armand Ballou

    Investees Business Development West Africa
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    Armand Ballou

    Investees Business Development West Africa

    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

    Investees Business Development Southern Africa
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    Andreas Rüsch

    Investees Business Development Southern Africa

    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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    Ursula Nitschke

    Deputy Head of Investor Relations
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    Ursula Nitschke

    Deputy Head of 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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    Samantha Lude

    Investor Relations
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    Samantha Lude

    Investor Relations

    Samantha has over 10 years of experience in investment funds: from risk to analysis to sales. Before joining INOKS, she worked at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, occupying various funds-related positions. She holds a Master in BA and a Master in Statistics from University of Geneva. At INOKS, she looks after Investor Relations.

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    Peter Thomson

    Investees Business Development Ukraine & CIS
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    Peter Thomson

    Investees Business Development Ukraine & CIS

    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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    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 us, he was Chief Risk Officer at fund manager Procimmo SA in Lausanne. David will head our Risk department from January 2019. He has completed a PhD in theoretical physics at University of Berne, Switzerland.

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    Shijirtuya Murundelger

    Compliance Manager
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    Shijirtuya Murundelger

    Compliance Manager

    Shijirtuya graduated with a Masters in Economic Law and a Certificate in Transnational Law from the University of Geneva and was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 2016. At INOKS she is responsible for enforcing regulations at all levels of the company.

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    Deeksha Behl

    Senior Risk Modelling Manager
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    Deeksha Behl

    Senior Risk Modelling Manager

    Deeksha moved to Switzerland in 2009 to work for Noble as an analyst in global vegetable oil and oilseeds demand. There, she initiated the implementation of fundamental analyses and synthetic market reports, which she now implements for the benefit of INOKS’ portfolio.

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    David Ramos

    Legal Manager
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    David Ramos

    Legal Manager

    David has over 10 years of experience as legal advisor on international banking and finance transactions, both as lawyer in private practices and as in house legal advisor within banks, a financial broker and a commodities trader. In the past 6 years, he has developed a strong expertise in trade and export finance transactions, with a particular focus on Africa and Middle East. David holds a master’s degree in business and tax law from Lorraine University, a post-master’s degree in corporate finance from EM Lyon Business School and is qualified as a French avocat. He now joins INOKS Capital as legal manager.

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    Christophe Bless

    Investee Manager
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    Christophe Bless

    Investee Manager

    Christophe has over 7 years of experience with commodity markets. He began his career in the shipping industry before moving on to commodity trading and operations. As Trade Finance Officer at Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV) he specialized in commodity financing. He is responsible for the daily monitoring of INOKS Capital's transactions.

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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 is to streamline reporting and bolster internal controls, in a relentless drive for greater transparency and reliability.

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    Julie Montels

    Impact Analyst
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    Julie Montels

    Impact Analyst

    Julie holds a double degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in Finance and from EDHEC Business School in Management. She has previous experience in financial audit and corporate strategy. She has also managed projects in Africa as a member of an NPO for two years. She now joins INOKS Capital as an Impact Analyst.

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    Rinata de Ravel d'Esclapon

    Deputy Operations Manager 
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    Rinata de Ravel d'Esclapon

    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. She now joins INOKS Capital as Deputy Operations Manager.

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    Claire Bataillie

    ESG Analyst
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    Claire Bataillie

    ESG Analyst

    Claire has 5 years of experience in Responsible Investment. She started her career as an ESG analyst and portfolio manager of a French SRI-labelled listed equities portfolio. Claire is graduated from Audencia Business School where she focused on Entrepreneurship, Finance and Sustainability. She previously worked for the French Ministry of Environment and as a Change Management junior consultant. As an ESG analyst at Inoks, she contributes to source potential investees, ensure they meet Inoks ESG requirements and help them improve their practices.

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    Nikolaos Spantopanagos

    Security & Collateral Manager
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    Nikolaos Spantopanagos

    Security & Collateral Manager

    Nikos has 6 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. He now joins INOKS Capital as Security & Collateral Manager.

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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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    Ludovic Brûlé

    Senior Financial Controller
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    Ludovic Brûlé

    Senior Financial Controller

    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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    Rodolphe Legros

    Senior Software Developer
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    Rodolphe Legros

    Senior Software Developer

    Rodolphe offers 20 years of experience in software engineering. He has acquired a large knowledge in Technologies and software Designs. He also developed a strong background in finance as IT business analysis. He advocates business-oriented IT solutions with strong quality assurance.

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    Eléonore Stryszczuk

    Junior Accountant
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    Eléonore Stryszczuk

    Junior 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. She is now a member of INOKS Capital as Junior Account.

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    Alice Walgenwitz

    Office Manager & Executives P.A.
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    Alice Walgenwitz

    Office Manager & Executives P.A.

    Alice has 11 years of experience in executive secretarial and administrative support at all managements levels. She holds a Swiss law certificate and previously worked in the hospitality and private aviation industry before joining petroleum trading environment and then INOKS Capital. Very resourceful, she particularly thrives in improving office running as a Personal Assistant and Office manager.

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    Mickaël Peeren

    Junior Software Developer
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    Mickaël Peeren

    Junior Software Developer

    Mickaël holds a MIAGE master’s degree, based on Computer Science and Financial lesson, from the Paris Dauphine University. He worked 2 years for the French investment bank Natixis, in the Securities Lending division. He’s willing to develop his skills and knowledge, mainly in finance, during his career as Junior Software Developer at INOKS Capital.

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    Hani Othman Baothman

    Chairman
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    Hani Othman Baothman

    Chairman

    Hani is CEO of Al Murjan International Holding, a Single Family Office licensed by the DIFC. 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 20 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 and 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 almost 10 years. As CFO and member of the board he oversees both the company’s investments and its finances. Since 2009 he has helped modernise and institutionalise the company. He holds a LLM, EMBA and several finance certificates.