Industry Veterans Join Amphora Team

Houston, TX - 08/11/16

Amphora’s success continues to draw talent

Amphora, a leading global provider of commodity trading and risk management software solutions, announces today key new additions to their global team in both the U.S. and Europe.  “We’re excited to see some of the best talent in the marketplace choose Amphora,” stated Rick Nelson, President Amphora.  “While already steeped in commodity market expertise, these four individuals bring an additional 80+ years of CTRM knowledge and experience to our organization.”

Joining Amphora’s London office are Neil Sanghrajka as Head of Professional Services EMEA/APAC and Mark Valentine as Senior Pre-Sales Consultant.  Neil comes to Amphora from Allegro Development where he was Director of Professional Services in EMEA.  Before joining Allegro, Neil had similar responsibilities at SunGard Energy and originally came from the management consultancy industry.  Mark is joining Amphora following many years at OpenLink and before that SolArc, where he helped start the company’s international business.  Prior to that, Mark held similar consulting roles in the Oil & Gas industry at companies like i2 Technologies and Oracle.

Joining Amphora’s Houston office are Celia Dyer and Rachel Lowe.  Celia and Rachel both bring a tremendous amount of industry expertise to Amphora’s product consulting group.  Prior to Amphora, Celia was a Product Manager at both Calypso Technology and Triple Point Technology.  Celia has extensive knowledge in both the oil and agricultural markets.  Rachel has held various senior roles throughout the years, serving as Risk Manager at Global Companies as well as a Senior Consultant at Triple Point Technology.  Rachel comes to Amphora from Lyland Associates, a consultancy she founded that focused on energy trading and risk management and business process re-allignment.

“Neil, Mark, Celia and Rachel are strong additions to the Amphora team,” concluded Nelson.  “Individuals like this will not only draw additional talent to Amphora, but they will help to continue our track record of successful client deployments.”


Amphora, is the premier software solution provider for commodity trading, logistics and risk management in the global crude oil, refined products, coal, metals, concentrates, agriculture and freight marketplace.  Founded in 1997, Amphora’s team includes some of the most experienced software designers, developers and business analysts in the commodities industry today. Since inception, Amphora’s goal has been to provide the trading community with the most robust, user-friendly, enterprise-wide software package available along with world class customer attention and support.

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