Thomas Potter

Tom has 30 years of experience in international trade and commodity finance. As Managing Director of Global Finance, Tom brings a wealth of banking, treasury and trade finance expertise, across commodities, including origination and management of robust working capital programs featuring bilateral and syndicated credit facilities, non-recourse discounting, securitization, supply chain and inventory finance. Prior to joining GMI, Tom was the Chief Administrative officer and General Counsel at The Titan Industrial Corp. and more recently as Senior Vice President at Noble Americas Corp. Tom holds a BA degree from Tufts University and a JD degree from Boston College Law School.

Richard Fromme

Richard has 23 years’ experience in commodities markets, serving as Director of Trafigura AG and President of the Stamford CT Branch from 2004-2011. His experience includes management roles in concentrates, refined metals, mining/project evaluationand bulk freight. He served as Trafigura’s global-co-head of Copper raw materials trading from 1995-2004. Prior to joining Trafigura, Mr. Fromme worked for six years at Pechiney World Trade U.S.A., Inc. and Brandeis Brokers. Richard holds a B.A. degree in International Relations from Boston University.

John Stimpson

John has 24 years’ experience in financial markets, his most recent role was Head of Commodities in the Americas for Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to this Mr. Stimpson was an Equity Sales Trader at Citibank in New York and Hong Kong. He began his career at Morgan Stanley in Asia as an Equity Derivatives Trader. John holds a B.S.B.A degree in International Business from the University of Richmond.

Bojan Kuzmanic

Bojan has over 25 years in the nonferrous business, he was based in Russia and London for Euromin 1992-2002, Pechiney World Trade 2002-2004 and most recently with Trafigura Group in numerous offices from 2004-2015. He has traded in all markets in Europe including Turkey, and all of Asia, trading primary and secondary aluminum, lead metal, zinc metal, copper metal, managed scrap business and zinc concentrates. He has a Civil Engineering degree from Belgrade University.

Doug Pratt

Doug has 25 years’ experience in commodities markets. Most Recently Mr. Pratt was head of Bulk Trading North America at Trafigura where he was responsible for managing a team of traders involved in procuring and trading refined metals as well as Coal. He began his career at Euromin SA / Vitol and held similar positions at Rudolf Wolff / Noranda and C.N.Wire / Er-Bakir. Doug has a B.A. degree in International Finance and a Master’s degree in Finance both from Fairfield University.