MD, CHIEF RISK OFFICER, OLAM
Jagdish has been with Olam since 1990 and over the past 27 years has been involved in the creation of many businesses in Olam’s portfolio, as well as overseeing the India/South East Asian regions. In 2007 he led the acquisition of Queensland Cotton in Australia and consolidated Olam’s position as the second largest Cotton Merchant globally. He is now the Managing Director and Global Head of Risk, Market Compliance and the Internal Audit functions. He has a postgraduate degree in Business Management from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India.
VP, EUROPEAN COMMODITIES, SAPIENT
Shailesh Joshi is a Vice President of Publicis Sapient’s Energy and Commodities business. He has over 18 years of experience in consulting and delivery for some of the largest E&C clients across the globe.
Founder & Managing Partner, Tovera Consulting
Spencer is a corporate brand and reputation specialist who works with companies to build and protect value through developing strong brands and reputations.
He is commercial and entrepreneurial by nature and has a track record of taking businesses from start-up to profit.
CEO, COMMODITY APPOINTMENTS GROUP
Working closely with a select group of firms, Jakob is directly supporting closest clients to build successful leadership teams as well as conducting confidential searches for their key strategic hires. His work has involved talent acquisitions on every continent; across every commodity vertical and across a multitude of functions. He has built an impressive track record and has had the privilege of completing a number of large company build-outs, start-ups, leadership succession plans and prominent team moves across the commodity sphere. He remains a close advisor to the CEOs and leadership teams of partnering businesses.