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

    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.

  • 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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    Ursula Nitschke

    Head of Marketing & IR
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    Ursula Nitschke

    Head of Marketing & IR

    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 Phillips

    Investor Relations
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    Samantha Phillips

    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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    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

    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.

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    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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    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.

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  • H.Baothman

    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.

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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.

  • 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.

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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.