Head of Bulk Minerals, and Power and Renewables Trading
Julien Rolland is the Head of Bulk Minerals, and Power and Renewables Trading Divisions. He is a member of the Management Committee.
Julien joined Trafigura’s Johannesburg office in 2006 to initiate and develop trading activity and business development across the region particularly for non-ferrous metals, but also for the company’s fuel, logistics and mining operations. He moved to Switzerland in 2010 to head the company’s lead and zinc concentrates trading and became Head of Coal Trading in 2013, steadily building Trafigura’s trading volumes to become a top-three coal trading company.
Julien start his career in Brazil as a production engineer, moving into metal and concentrates trading with Transamine in Paris in 1997. In 2000 he relocated to Johannesburg to set up Trafigura’s trading operations in Southern Africa.