David Gornall, Former Chairman, LBMA London Bullion Market Association

In this episode, SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely welcomes David Gornall, the former Global Head of Precious Metals Trading at Natixis and Former Chairman of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). Together, they discuss the massive dislocation between the gold markets in New York and London in March 2020 during the early days of the COVID-19 […]

Beau Taylor, Former Global Head of Energy Sales & Trading, J.P. Morgan

In this episode, David Greely welcomes Beau Taylor, J.P. Morgan’s Former Global Head of Energy Sales & Trading, to recount his experience in the U.S. Natural Gas market following Hurricane Katrina. Together they explore the risk miscalculations, market conditions, and elements of human nature that led to one of the largest hedge fund collapses on […]

Ryan Ingram, Chief Risk Officer, Abaxx Exchange

After exploring algorithms, data and models, host David Greely takes a deep dive into the human element of optimizing risk management with Chief Risk Officer at Abaxx Exchange, Ryan Ingram. Join us for an episode dialed in on chronic issues facing risk managers in today’s commodities and energy markets along with an optimistic take on […]

Carrie Jaquith, Global Head of Digital Product, Abaxx Technologies

The role of risk managers is rapidly expanding, requiring the need for integration across organizations and deeper relationships between risk, data and digital product teams.  Pursuing net zero targets, participation in new markets such as carbon and LNG, and digital transformation all generate new opportunities for risk —  despite the great opportunities they present. Today, […]

Bob Anderson, Executive Director, Committee of Chief Risk Officers

Bob Anderson, Executive Director of the Committee of Chief Risk Officers, joins us to share his perspectives on improving risk management for today’s energy markets. We’ll discuss what’s on the CCRO’s agenda: from the need for better tools and techniques to value LNG, to managing liquidity pressures from margin calls, to building stronger and more […]

Walt Lukken, President and CEO, Futures Industry Association

Between the FTX Congressional Hearing and FIA’s upcoming Commodities Forum, President and CEO of the Futures Industry Association, Walt Lukken, made time to sit down with David Greely to kick off SmarterMarkets newest series: Systems at Risk. Download full transcript → Hosted By

Josh Crumb, CEO and Founder, Abaxx Technologies

In this second episode of our three-part series, host Grant Williams dives into the heart of the matter with Josh Crumb, CEO and Founder of Abaxx Technologies. Josh and Grant discuss the SmarterMarkets™ vision for how technology can be leveraged to redesign and improve markets to meet society’s biggest challenges, including climate change and the […]

Tim McCreight on Managing Risk in Data Security Systems

For the latest chapter of ‘Identikit Sequent X’, Michelle Dennedy joins Tim McCreight, Managing Director of Enterprise Security at CP Rail, to discuss the role of digital identity in securing the modern enterprise. Tim is the current Managing Director of Enterprise Security at CP Rail and former Chief Security Officer at the City of Calgary […]

Mark Fisher Musing on How to Improve the Futures Markets

Commodity legend Mark Fisher shares some choice stories, including how the Hudson River can be used as a risk management tool to cure over-trading, then goes on to reflect on how the design of commodities futures markets could be improved. Hosted By