Former Goldman Sachs Global Head of Commodities Joins Board of AI-powered Energy Intelligence Provider Vortexa
Wednesday, 12 February, 2020
Vortexa combines advanced technology and industry expertise to track global trade flows for crude oil and refined products at an unprecedented scale
The most complete view of oil supply today, empowering market participants to make better decisions and driving greater market efficiency
12 February, 2020 - London - Vortexa, the energy intelligence provider delivering the most comprehensive view of waterborne crude and refined oil products available globally, announced today that Jacques Gabillon, former Global Head of Commodities for Goldman Sachs, has joined their board. Mr. Gabillon brings 30 years of experience over a distinguished career in the commodities industry.
“In today’s fast-paced, complex energy markets where intelligence defines success, we’re seeing unprecedented innovation in global commodities trading,” said Mr. Gabillon, “Vortexa is right at the forefront of this. Their unique approach combining advanced technology and deep industry expertise allows them to provide the most comprehensive and accurate view of waterborne crude and refined oil product flows available today. I am excited to join the board and look forward to working closely with the leadership team as they continue to accelerate their growth.”
Vortexa uses state-of-the-art data science and engineering to process data at a massive scale, tracking more than $7 trillion per year of seaborne energy flows around the world - in real time. Vortexa’s intuitive analytics platform allows traders, market analysts, brokers, charterers and data scientists to see cargo movements and make informed trading and shipping decisions, faster. By empowering these market participants to make better decisions, Vortexa drives greater efficiency in the market and optimal worldwide energy flows.
Vortexa's CEO Fabio Kuhn with the company's latest board member, Jacques Gabillon.
Mr. Gabillon joins a stellar team of industry leaders, including the company’s founders Fabio Kuhn, former Head of Trading Technology and Analytics at BP, and Etienne Amic, former Head of European Energy at JP Morgan and Mercuria. Commenting on the appointment, “It’s an immense privilege for us to have Jacques on Vortexa’s board. His incredible experience and strategic mindset will be truly invaluable for us” said Fabio Kuhn, CEO.
A wave of pipeline and terminal projects coming on stream has led to a boom in Corpus Christi’s seaborne crude exports in recent months, with volumes reaching a record high of 1.5mn b/d in January, Vortexa data show.