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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    David Brocart

    Investor Relations
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    David Brocart

    Investor Relations

    David joined INOKS from UBP (Geneva) where he worked with alternative investments for over 5 years. At INOKS he handles investor relations, distribution and marketing. David has studied at the Manchester Business School, HEC Montreal, and is a CAIA charter holder.

  • Armand

    Armand Ballou

    Investees: West Africa
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    Armand Ballou

    Investees: 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.

  • Rachid

    Rachid Khermouche

    Investees: MENA
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    Rachid Khermouche

    Investees: MENA

    After his MSc in Finance Rachid began his career as an analyst for Moody’s, before heading the Islamic Development Bank’s Structured Trade Finance team, and ultimately integrating NewEdge as a Relationship Manager. Today he represents INOKS across MENA from Dubai.

  • Andreas

    Andreas Rüsch

    Investees: Southern Africa
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    Andreas Rüsch

    Investees: 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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    Michael Heinze

    Risk Manager
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    Michael Heinze

    Risk Manager

    After graduating with a PhD in Applied Physics from EPFL, Michael began working for UBS as a fixed-income and equity derivatives trader. He later took over the implementation of UBS's firm-wide risk aggregation system in preparation of Basle II. Today Michael heads our Risk department.

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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

    Financial & Risk Modelling
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    Deeksha Behl

    Financial & Risk Modelling

    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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    Bogdan Mihalache

    Legal Manager
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    Bogdan Mihalache

    Legal Manager

    Bogdan is an accomplished Legal professional with extensive corporate experience (Hewlett Packard, ADM); but also within Swiss legal firms and within the Swiss administration and judiciary. He received a PhD cum laude in International Trade Law in Lausanne in 2010.

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  • O.Samohkina

    Olena Samokhina

    Collateral Manager
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    Olena Samokhina

    Collateral Manager

    Olena has over 19 years of experience with inspection services, having worked in operations for SGS' Agri, Collateral and Mineral divisions both in the Ukraine (Odessa) and in Geneva. She is responsible for the daily monitoring of INOKS' transactions' collateral.

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    Christophe Bless

    Transaction Manager
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    Christophe Bless

    Transaction 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 Printemps

    Investment Reporting Manager
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    Nathalie Printemps

    Investment 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.

  • L.Zahiri

    Loudji Zahiri

    Research Analyst
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    Loudji Zahiri

    Research Analyst

    Loudji has worked for several commodity-related companies in a sales & marketing capacity. He has also advised commodity and infrastructure projects in Africa as an independent consultant. He is INOKS’ lead analyst and holds an MSc in Shipping, Trade & Finance from Cass. 

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    Ludovic Tuchschmid

    Impact Analyst
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    Ludovic Tuchschmid

    Impact Analyst

    Since joining INOKS Capital as an Impact Analyst in summer 2016, Ludovic has redesigned our sustainability and impact documentation, which he now keeps up-to-date by liaising directly with our investees. Ludovic holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of St.Gallen and is completing his Master's degree.

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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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    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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    Natalia Marchi

    Office Manager
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    Natalia Marchi

    Office Manager
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    Cecilia Aguirre

    Administration Officer
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    Cecilia Aguirre

    Administration Officer

    Cecilia has 20 years of experience in executive secretarial and administrative support to all management levels. She is very experienced with administrative software operations within an international trade context, and previously worked in the USA for 5 years.

about-team-board-icon Board of Directors

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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.

  • O.Nicod

    Olivier Nicod

    Vice Chairman
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    Olivier Nicod

    Vice Chairman

    A partner at Gross & Associates 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.

  • Currim

    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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    Nils Tuchschmid

    Member
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    Nils Tuchschmid

    Member

    Nils was formerly a partner and chief strategist at Tages Group, and today is professor and Head of the Finance Institute at Haute Ecole de Gestion, Fribourg. He has also co-Headed the Alternative Funds Advisory team at UBS and headed Multi-Manager Portfolios at Credit-Suisse.

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    Pierre Fischer

    Member
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    Pierre Fischer

    Member

    Pierre has held positions of responsibility in Investment Banking, Private Banking, M&A and Risk Management. He is a multicultural senior-banker with broad experience as a leading Executive and member of the Board of Directors of several Swiss financial institutions.

  • N.A-Massih

    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.

  • I.Agabekov

    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.