about-team-header-icon Team

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

about-team-investment-icon Investment Committee

  • team-n-a-massih

    Nabil Marc Abdul-Massih

    CEO
    team-n-a-massih

    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.

  • on

    Nicolas Malky

    COO
    on

    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.

  • team-i-agabekov

    Ivan Agabekov

    CFO
    team-i-agabekov

    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.

about-team-asset-icon Business Development

  • team-b-brocart

    David Brocart

    Investor Relations
    team-b-brocart

    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.

  • on

    Armand Ballou

    Investees: West Africa
    on

    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.

  • R.Kermouche

    Rachid Khermouche

    Investees: MENA
    R.Kermouche

    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.

  • on

    Andreas Rüsch

    Inestees: Southern Africa
    on

    Andreas Rüsch

    Inestees: 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.

about-team-risk-icon Risk and compliance

  • team-d-behl

    Deeksha Behl

    Financial & Risk Modelling
    team-d-behl

    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.

  • team-m-heintze

    Michael Heinze

    Risk Manager
    team-m-heintze

    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.

  • team-b-mihalache

    Bogdan Mihalache

    Legal Manager
    team-b-mihalache

    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.

  • Shijirtuya

    Shijirtuya Murundelger

    Compliance Manager
    Shijirtuya

    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.

about-team-operations-icon Operations

  • team-m-sonney

    Mathieu Sonney

    Transaction Manager
    team-m-sonney

    Mathieu Sonney

    Transaction Manager

    After studying in Geneva and Yonsei (Seoul) Universities, Mathieu gained experience as an analyst within the Private Equity sector where he conducted company analyses and market research. At INOKS he manages the execution and monitoring of facilities and transactions.

  • Svetlana

    Svetlana Pudist

    Senior Transaction Manager
    Svetlana

    Svetlana Pudist

    Senior Transaction Manager

    Svetlana has over 20 years of experience with commodities and trade, having held senior positions at SGS & Cotecna, Noble and NBAD where she managed the Bank's trade finance portfolio. Today she supervises INOKS' portfolio of facilities and transactions.

  • team-o-samokhina

    Olena Samokhina

    Collateral Manager
    team-o-samokhina

    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.

  • team-missing

    Cecilia Aguirre

    Administration Officer
    team-missing

    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-analysts-icon Investment Analysis

  • team-l-zahiri

    Loudji Zahiri

    Research Analyst
    team-l-zahiri

    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. 

  • team-s-mosley

    Sarah Mosley

    Trainee Impact Analyst
    team-s-mosley

    Sarah Mosley

    Trainee Impact Analyst

    At her home university in the USA, Sarah served as a member of the Renewable Energy and Sustainability Fund for 3 years. Her research focuses on the economic benefits of sustainable business practices. At INOKS she contributes to the 2016 Impact Report.

  • team-missing

    Ludovic Tuchschmid

    Impact Analyst
    team-missing

    Ludovic Tuchschmid

    Impact Analyst

    Ludovic contributes to our due diligence analysis with a particular focus on impact analysis. Since joining in 2016 he has redefined our impact and sustainability data collection methods. He is currently completing his MA in Economics at the University of St. Gallen.

about-team-board-icon Board of Directors

  • team-missing

    Hani Othman Baothman

    Chairman
    team-missing

    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.

  • team-o-nicod

    Olivier Nicod

    Vice Chairman
    team-o-nicod

    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.

  • team-missing

    Muhammed Currim Oozeer

    Member
    team-missing

    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.

  • team-n-tuchschmid

    Nils Tuchschmid

    Member
    team-n-tuchschmid

    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.

  • team-p-fischer

    Pierre Fischer

    Member
    team-p-fischer

    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.

  • team-n-a-massih

    Nabil Marc Abdul-Massih

    Member
    team-n-a-massih

    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.

  • team-i-agabekov

    Ivan Agabekov

    Member
    team-i-agabekov

    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.