Atum Consulting has built a team of seasoned Experts who have an in-depth knowledge of the players’s problematics and opportunities in each commodity market, and of junior Consultants who are learning at a fast pace.

Our team is structured as follow

○ Junior Consultant – Analyst, managed by a Senior Consultant
○ Senior Consultant – Associates, managing one or several Junior Consultant(s)
○ Managing Director, responsible for several teams of Junior and Senior Consultants locally, both at a strategical and operational level
○ Partner, responsible for developing new businesses and setting up new branches

Amongst some of our top Consultants are

Reda BAHRI

Managing Director, EMEA & APAC, Senior Consultant

Reda is a founding partner and director of Atum Consulting, a global commodity market specialist focused on process, trading and risk management systems (CTRM/ETRM) implementation and change management in the area of energy, soft commodities and metals.

He has about 12 years of experience in systems implementation, support, and change management among some of the largest Investment Banks and Trading Houses in Europe and Asia.

He has founded Atum Consulting in 2009 after spending some time with the French Invenstment Bank Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Bank where he was in charge of Business Analysts for the Commodity Front-Office division, as well as all the new Commodity products to be traded and implemented in the group systems.

He is an expert in Front-Office and Risk systems, and has been working more specifically on the Energy complex (Crude and Products) as well as Physical Metals in the past 7 years.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Information System from the leading engineering school SUPELEC in France, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the IAE. Reda currently lives between London, Geneva and Singapore. He is fluent in French, English, German, Spanish and Italian.

Jean-Luc FIORENZONI

Executive Director, Head of Metals & Concentrates, Senior Consultant

Jean-Luc is a partner and director of Atum Consulting Switzerland GmbH, a global commodity market specialist focused on process, trading and risk management systems (CTRM/ETRM) implementation and change management in the area of energy, soft commodities and metals.

He has about 25 years of experience in trading and risk management of industrial commodities and raw materials, having held various operational and management roles for leading trading, mining and industrial companies. Jean-Luc was the creator and Managing Director of Stemcor Risk Management AG where he pioneered and developed the use of steel and iron ore derivatives. Before this, he worked for mining and trading companies such as Noranda, Pechiney and Minemet.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Finance from SKEMA Business School as well as a Post Graduate Degree in International Trade and Logistics from Centre d’Etudes du Commerce Exterieur in Marseille. Jean-Luc currently lives in Switzerland with his wife and their 3 children. He is fluent in French, English and Swedish.

Guillaume NIVAT

Head of Technology, Senior Consultant

Guillaume is the Head of Technology of Atum Consulting Switzerland GmbH, a global commodity market specialist focused on process, trading and risk management systems (CTRM/ETRM) implementation and change management in the area of energy, soft commodities and metals.

After 30 years closely related to computer science and IT systems, he is always passionate by this world, and also always amazed by the inefficiency of most IT projects. The first target that he follows for any client is to keep the project on moving by being pragmatic and agile. Two behaviors that clients usually use in their daily business but surprisingly not for their IT projects.

Guillaume has joined Atum Consulting in 2015 and has embraced a few projects for some major Metals and Soft Commodities Trading Houses. Prior to this he was the Head of Professional Services with Brady Plc, a leading vendor of CTRM, excelling in Metals among other asset classes.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne. Guillaume currently lives in France on the Swiss border with his wife and their 2 children.

Pierre CHABANIAN

Head of QA & Testing, Senior Consultant

Pierre is the Head of Testing and Quality Assurance in Atum Consulting Switzerland GmbH, a global commodity market specialist focused on process, trading and risk management systems (CTRM/ETRM) implementation and change management in the area of energy, soft commodities and metals.

During his extensive international career which started in 1987 in Geneva, Pierre Chabanian has been in charge of a large client portfolio for the commodity software vendor Fintel/Viveo (later acquired by Brady) and has occupied IT functions (IT Manager, CTRM/ETRM Support Specialist, Business Analyst) and business functions (Contracts Executant, Contracts Administration Manager, Statistics & Market Research Manager) for several international commodity/energy trading groups in Switzerland, the Netherlands and the USA.

Simon COPPEN-GARDNER

Senior Consultant, Energy ETRM & Metals CTRM, Senior Consultant

Simon is a senior Consultant with Atum Consulting, a global commodity market specialist focused on process, trading and risk management systems (CTRM/ETRM) implementation and change management in the area of energy, soft commodities and metals.

Simon has joined Atum Consulting in 2015 and has worked mostly on CTRM and ETRM implementations for major Trading Houses across Europe and North America for the past few years.

He has about 26 years of experience in systems implementation for major Trading Houses like Noble Group and Trafigura, and has been a CIO in charge of all systems maintenance and enhancements with Arcadia Petroleum.

He holds a Bachelor of Science from the Kingston University in the United Kingdom. Simon currently lives in Greater London with his wife and family.