Jeremy Weir


Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Jeremy Weir was appointed CEO of Trafigura in March 2014 and Executive Chairman in March 2018 after a career spanning nearly three decades in commodity and commodity derivative markets. An Australian national, he joined the Trafigura Group in 2001 as head of metals derivatives, structured products and risk management. Immediately prior to his current appointment he served as a Management Board Director, Head of Risk and CEO of Galena Asset Management and Trafigura Mining Group. Before Trafigura, Jeremy spent nearly nine years with between 1992 and 2000 with N M Rothschild. In Australia he set up the group’s non-ferrous metals derivatives business and developed structured products alongside its resource banking activities before relocating to London and joining the main board. There his responsibilities encompassed worldwide metal trading activities and structured finance business, and he was also a member of the group’s treasury and banking executive management team. Jeremy has also worked at Pasminco Metals and North Ltd. Born in Melbourne in 1964, he holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Geology from the University of Melbourne and lives with his wife and three children in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Sessions With Jeremy Weir

Thursday, 4 March

  • 10:20am - 10:50am (CST) / 04/mar/2021 04:20 pm - 04/mar/2021 04:50 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    Supply Chain Realities for a Low-carbon Economy

    Panel Finance & Investment/Trading & Risk Management Decarbonization Pathways
    Energy transition and low-carbon economies will require a transformation and rethinking of the complex global energy supply chain. This includes production and deployment of technology, infrastructure, and capital goods. What are the challenges and constraints to bringing these goods to market? What are the components and carbon footprints of new technologies and solutions? How will capital be deployed to finance the value chains behind low-carbon economies?