Etienne Amic

CEO at VAKT Global Ltd

Etienne Amic is CEO of VAKT, a blockchain-based platform designed to streamline physical energy post-trade processes. He is also the Chairman and a co-founder of Vortexa, a cargo tracking and analytics company delivering market intelligence on crude oil and refined products trade in real-time. Etienne has over 20 years’ experience in commodities trading. He was Head of European Energy at Mercuria Energy Group. Before that, he was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan and held a number of senior roles in trading, sales and principal investments over a period of 9 years at the bank. Prior to that, Etienne was the Global Head of Commodities at Credit Agricole CIB. Etienne started his career at TOTAL as a power and oil trader.

Etienne holds a M. Sc. In Quantum Physics and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, a M. Sc. In Financial Markets from Universite Paris Dauphine and M. Sc. in Engineering from Mines ParisTech. He is a former student from Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris.