Etienne is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Vortexa.
Prior to founding the company with Fabio, Etienne was previously Head of European Energy and a Member of the Management Committee of Mercuria Energy Group. Etienne also worked as a Managing Director at JP Morgan where he held a number of senior roles in trading, sales and principal investments over a period of nine years. This is in addition to working as the Global Head of Commodities at Crédit Agricole CIB and a member of the Capital Markets Management Committee.
Etienne started his career at Total in Oil, Gas Power trading, after securing a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), an MSc in Financial Markets from Université Paris Dauphine and an MSc in Engineering from Mines ParisTech.