Chris MudryChief Executive Officer
With over 25 years of experience, Chris understands the operational aspects of a commodity trading organization and risk management. He has built trading organizations from scratch and is skilled at managing small and large teams across different functions, geographical regions, business practices, and cultures.
Chris’ depth of knowledge from setting up several trading businesses and restructuring others has given him an extensive understanding and experience across all aspects of the industry including trading, risk, operations, compliance, back office and trade finance. During his career, Chris was closely involved with the deployment and management of different CTRM software systems across oil, gas, and base metals.
Chris holds a degree from the University of Geneva and Graduate Institute of International Studies (GIIS) in Geneva where he obtained a degree in international relations with a specialization in international trade and the role of international trade in economic development and international law. He also holds an international MBA from Nyrenrode in The Netherlands given in partnership with Kellogg Graduate School of Management (Chicago, United States) and with Stellenbosch University (Capetown, South Africa).
Jeff CarvellChief Technology Officer
Jeff Carvell has more than 25 years of experience in senior technology leadership during an international career in Oil & Gas, Mining, Manufacturing and Financial Services.
Previously in a role advising board members and senior executive on technology strategic direction, Jeff has worked with startups, corporations in later series funding rounds and multi-nationals.
Accountable for both technology operations and transformation as well as leading business change unrelated to technology, Jeff has a consistent theme throughout his career of applying enabling technology to achieve strategic business outcomes.
Jeff studied at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
David GlasspoolHead of Sales & Marketing
David started his career in trading operations in Enron over 20 years ago and then moved on to be a natural gas trader for BP. Prior to sales, David spent over 7 years as a Senior Business Analyst for Amphora. This involved successful demos and implementations for new clients across multiple commodities including Oil, LNG, Biofuels, Concentrates.
David’s solid background in commodity trading is coupled with experience both in trading and project implementation, allowing David to have a clear and in-depth understanding of what is achievable and how.
For the last 2 year at Amphora, David has been responsible for driving revenue across all the company’s markets and regions.
David holds an MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial University.
Purushotham ReddyHead of Global Support
Patrick BurkiChief Financial Officer
Patrick Burki has around 30 years of experience in finance, accounting, taxes, corporate administration and management consulting in Switzerland and internationally.
Following studies in Business Management at the University of St Gallen in Switzerland, and passing his Swiss Certified Public Accountant exam, he held several internal and external international audit positions with Nestlé, Credit Suisse and Coopers & Lybrand, before moving to various finance positions within a renowned Swiss Private Bank in Geneva. At the beginning of the century, he set up his own accounting/tax/management consulting practice in Switzerland working closely with banks, High Net Worth Individuals and various family offices in Switzerland and in Dubai.
He was in charge of the Amphora Inc Due Diligence and following the acquisition, stayed in the board of Amphora and is currently as well holding the position of CFO.
Naveen GottamEngineering Manager
Naveen is responsible for designing and implementing software solutions for Amphora’s CTRMs. He leads and directs the engineering team towards strategic technology implementations. With over 15 years of experience, Naveen has extensive knowledge of commodities and energy trading technology requirements and provides solutions to the ever-changing technology landscape. His expertise is in designing and implementing the enterprise applications which are reliable, contemporary, and next generation technology oriented.
He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India.