Co-Head of Oil Trading
Robert Gillon was appointed Co-Head of Oil Trading in June 2018 to jointly manage the daily aspects of the global Oil Trading division. Robert joined Trafigura in 2006 as a Middle Distillate Risk Manager. After a period trading the global paper book for distillates he moved to Geneva to become Co-Head of the Distillates Desk in 2012, taking additional responsibility for the Oil and Petroleum Products desk in 2013.
In 2013 Robert became a member of the Trafigura Foundation board and in 2016 was appointed to the board of Trafigura investment Puma Energy. Prior to joining Trafigura, Robert worked on the S&P Tanker desk at Arrow and on the Physical Naphtha desk at Tullett Prebon. Robert has a Geography degree from Nottingham University.